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SportWest Ham and Leicester tracking Motherwell's Reece McAlear

14:25  13 june  2019
14:25  13 june  2019 Source:   readsport.co

Motherwell star Turnbull linked with Celtic

Motherwell star Turnbull linked with Celtic Celtic have today been linked with a £1.2 million move for Motherwell youngster David Turnbull, the Daily Mail reports. The Scotland U21 international has caught the eye of Neil Lennon and many others with some outstanding performances for the Steelmen. The Hoops will need to act quickly as he has also piqued the interest of Brighton in the Premier League, with new boss Graham Potter believed to be an admirer of his goals and creativity. As

Premier League match West Ham vs Leicester (20 Apr 2019). Preview and stats followed by live commentary, video highlights and match report. West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini says he cannot understand how the linesman gave Lucas Perez offside ahead of Leicester ' s equaliser.

West Ham , Southampton, Leicester City, West Brom and Brighton have sent scouts to watch the 24-year-old in action.

West Ham and Leicester tracking Motherwell's Reece McAlear © Marc Atkins/Getty Images Sport West Ham United v Southampton FC - Premier League

West Ham United and Leicester City are both thought to be tracking Motherwell midfielder Reece McAlear, according to The Scotsman.

They claim that both the Hammers and the Foxes are keeping tabs on the teenager ahead of a possible summer swoop.

McAlear is yet to make a first-team appearance for Motherwell but is highly thought of in the club’s academy and is regarded as a future star.

West Ham and Leicester tracking Motherwell's Reece McAlear © Marc Atkins/Getty Images Sport Marc Atkins/Getty Images Sport

The 17-year-old plies his trade in the middle of midfield and has already represented Scotland on the international stage up to Under-17 level.

McAlear has a deal with the Scottish Premiership outfit until 2020, however, Motherwell are hoping to extend his deal, but with West Ham and Leicester interested, the teenager may well have his head turned this summer.

Despite having no first-team experience, a move for McAlear could prove to be a smart piece of business by the Hammers, with West Ham successfully bringing fellow midfielder Declan Rice through the academy in recent years.

Motherwell's Turnbull set to sign for Celtic.
Celtic are set to complete the signing of Motherwell midfielder David Turnbull on a four-year deal, according to BBC Sport. Turnbull reportedly chose the Hoops over Norwich City, who had appeared as favourites to land the 19-year old this summer. Celtic had previously been believed to have pulled out of negotiations after an agreement between the club and Turnbull’s representatives couldn’t be reached, with a £3.25million bid having been accepted by the board at Fir Park.

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