Liverpool and Manchester City question Wonderkid with 165 goals in 169 games

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According to Yahoo Esportes, Liverpool and Manchester City have contacted Palmeiras over the signing of 15-year-old prodigy Endrick.

What is the story?

Well, Liverpool and Manchester City have apparently made their choice for a striker who could turn out to be one of the best on the planet.

Yahoo Esportes believe Barcelona, ​​Real Madrid and Manchester United have made inquiries about Endrick as well.

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The 15-year-old is nothing short of a sensation in Brazil right now, having scored 165 goals in 169 games for the Palmeiras youth ranks.

Therefore, it’s no surprise to see some of the biggest clubs on the planet sniffing – he could easily become the next Neymar, in our opinion.

Endrick marked his São Paulo Junior Cup debut with two goals in a 6-1 win over Assu, where he played alongside players six years older than himself.

The teenager’s father, Douglas, also gave up his job to help Endrick focus on his football career, so rich is his potential.

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As he has not yet reached the age of 16, Endrick does not really have a professional contract.

However, if Liverpool and Manchester City are to sign him before he signs one, they will have to pay compensation equivalent to 200 times the amount Palmeiras spent on scholarships, education, training, health and housing. Endrick.

Exciting for Liverpool and Manchester City

Jürgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola are clearly keeping an eye on the next generation, for the future of their respective clubs.

Manchester City recently signed Brazilian sensation Kayky, while Liverpool signed Harvey Elliott from Fulham and Kaide Gordon from Derby.

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Obviously, the Reds and Citizens are staying on top of the next big things in football, which could pay off in a few years.

Judging by his wholly phenomenal scoring record for Palmeiras, Endrick could well become a potential Ballon d’Or winner.

Keep an eye out for this saga, as Liverpool and Manchester City will surely want to capture the prodigy before he is worth millions.

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