Date: 20th December 2016 at 7:22pm
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Manchester City and Leicester City are reportedly scouting National League forward Idris Kanu, according to the Daily Mail.

The Premier League sides, who currently sit third and 15th in the English top-flight standings ahead of Christmas Day following their opening 17 fixtures respectively, have been impressed with the striker’s quick impact at non-league outfit Aldershot Town this campaign.

The 17-year-old, who went on trial at Manchester United beforehand, has scored two goals in 10 league games for The Shots since joining back in October.

Kanu, who is also a former West Ham United academy player, netted an impressive solo strike in Aldershot’s 2-0 National League victory over Boreham Wood earlier this month.

That strike earned the forward a permanent contract with The Shots until 2019, although that deal with not put off any future potential suitors as it only guarantees Aldershot are compensated for if, or when, the player moves on.

As well as Man City and Leicester, the report suggests Kanu’s non-league goalscoring exploits has also alerted Jaap Stam, who is the manager at Championship club Reading.

 
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