Manchester United And Arsenal Battle For Sensational Championship Striker

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Arsenal and Manchester United are reported to be monitoring Aston Villa striker Keinan Davis with reports revealing that the Gunners had scouts watch his latest impressive display in midweek.

The 19-year-old forward is set for big things in his career, not only has he broken into the senior squad at a very young age, the youngster has gone on to displace £12million Republic of Ireland forward Scott Hogan from the Villa first team.

Wenger is understood to want to change his tact when it comes to transfers, the Frenchman now intends to be proactive rather than reactive during transfers and thus looks to battle Premier League interests to land the hugely talented youngster.

According to the Mirror, Manchester United, Arsenal and Everton all had scouts at Keinan Davis’ complete display in Villa’s victory over Burton Albion on Tuesday.

The England Under 20 international scored his second Championship goal in a 4-0 romp at Burton. He smashed in a powerful header on just his seventh League start to open the scoring in the 13th minute from Ahmed Elmohamady’s cross.

The teenage sensation is highly rated by his manager Steve Bruce who had to take him off for a rest in the 65th minute with the game already won at 3-0. In his post-match conference Bruce described Davis as a “typical No.9” and his team’s “focal point”.

He also tipped the youngster for a “wonderful” future although he urged him to keep the his feet on the ground amid all the growing interest.

At 6ft 2, Davis posses an imposing physical appearance despite being a very young player. With such a platform to showcase his talents, the Gunners are expected to keep monitoring his progress with an eye on the recruiting him in and for the future.


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