Southampton and Club Brugge eye up Northampton's Caleb Chukwuemeka
Southampton and Club Brugge eye up move for highly-rated Northampton Town forward Caleb Chukwuemeka after the 18-year-old broke into the League One side’s first-team this term
- Southampton and Club Brugge are interested in striker Caleb Chukwuemeka
- The 18-year-old has broken into Northampton’s first-team this season
- Chukwuemeka scored 16 times and hit 14 assists at under-18 level last season
Southampton and Club Brugge have become the latest clubs to express an interest in Northampton’s promising forward Caleb Chukwuemeka.
Interest is growing in teenager Chukwuemeka who has broken into the League One club’s first team this season.
The 18 year-old began attracted admirers after scoring 16 times and setting up 14 more goals at under-18 level last season.
Southampton and Club Brugge are eyeing up a move for Northampton’s Caleb Chukwuemeka
The 18-year-old (left) has broken into Northampton’s first-team after impressing at youth level
This season has been promoted into Northampton’s first-team, making 17 appearances, though only three of them from the start, and scoring twice.
One of the goals was against Southampton’s under-21s in the EFL Trophy and they have identified Chukwuemeka as potentially one for the future who could, initially, go into their B-team setup.
Belgian league leaders Brugge have been alerted to Chukwuemeka – older brother of Aston Villa starlet Carney – in their search for promising young talent they could develop while he has also attracted interest from Norwich and Bournemouth.
Chukwuemeka has yet to sign a professional contract with the Cobblers, increasing his appeal to his suitors as he can be snapped up for a small compensation fee.
Caleb is the older brother of Aston Villa and England prodigy Carney Chukwuemeka (right)
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