Chelsea leading Manchester United and Manchester City in race for winger

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According to The Telegraph, Chelsea are closing in on the signing of Ajax starlet Amourricho van Axel Dongen.

The Blues have had a busy summer, strengthening their first-team with a number of new signings and according to The Telegraph, the Blues also want to strengthen an already impressive academy.

The teenager has been watched by the likes of Manchester United and Manchester City but Chelsea are leading the race for his signature.

The 15 year old winger has represented Holland three times at Under-16 level – scoring once.

And he has already debuted for Ajax’s Under-18 side – three years above his age group.

Van Axel Dongen has been more of a regular in the Under-17 side, however, scoring seven goals in nine games from left wing.

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