Manchester United lose teenage goalscoring sensation Mipo Odubeko after youngster turns down new deal
- Mipo Odubeko scored 35 goals for Manchester United’s academy last season
- The goalscoring sensation was viewed as one of the club’s hottest prospects
- But the Republic of Ireland youngster’s contract expired at the end of June
- He has now rejected the offer of an extension- believing his future is elsewhere
Manchester United have lost teenage goalscoring sensation Mipo Odubeko after the youngster turned down a new contract.
The 16-year-old scored 35 goals for United’s academy last season and was viewed as one of the club’s hottest prospects.
But the Republic of Ireland Under-17 international’s contract expired at the end of June and he has now rejected the offer of an extension – believing his development is better served away from United.
Teenager Mipo Odubeko has turned down a contract extension at Manchester United
He has now left the club, sparking a frantic scramble for his signature.
Odubeko’s decision to leave has alerted clubs across the continent.
Feyenoord, Bayern Munich and Genoa are ready to move in the race to land Odubeko – with the growing likelihood that the teenager will move abroad.
Newcastle and Burnley are among the sides in England to have a concrete interest in the youngster.
Odubeko believes his development is better served away from the Premier League giants