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Man Utd, Chelsea, Man City set to battle for sensational 16-year-old Irish striker

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Rising Irish star Mason Melia has caught the attention of Premier League giants Manchester United, Chelsea, and Manchester City, as per TEAMtalk.

The young forward made waves after delivering a stunning hat-trick performance for the Republic of Ireland U17s against Armenia during a European U17 Championship qualifier. Notably, many scouts had their eyes on this game, further amplifying his burgeoning reputation.

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Currently playing for St Patrick’s Athletic, Melia has been touted as one of Europe’s top emerging talents, especially following his remarkable contributions at both club and international tiers over the past year.

A notable achievement in Melia’s budding career came when he took to the field for St Patrick’s Athletic, even before turning 16. Adding another feather to his cap, he set a record as the youngest ever to score in the League of Ireland Premier Division this past July with a goal against UCD.

With his stats standing at two goals and an assist in just seven games for St Patrick’s Athletic, it’s no wonder that he’s on the wishlist of many elite European clubs.

Highlighting his growing demand, Melia has already spent trial periods with both Manchester City and Chelsea. Furthermore, there’s buzz around Manchester United expressing interest in evaluating the young sensation through a trial.

All three Premier League heavyweights view Mason Melia as a prospective future star and are eager to gain an edge over their competitors by pursuing the young forward.

St Patrick’s Athletic, clearly recognizing the mounting interest in their young prodigy, are mentally preparing to entertain potential offers for this attacking dynamo soon.

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