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Teenager Mipo Odubeko has turned down a contract extension at Manchester United

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 
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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

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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

Odubeko believes his development is better served away from the Premier League giants

Odubeko believes his development is better served away from the Premier League giants

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