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Saints vie with Seagulls for Belgian starlet

17th July 2019, 11:17 by Simon Barlow

Saints are reportedly vying with Brighton and Mainz for the signature of teenage Anderlecht winger Francis Amuzu.

The Ghana-born 19-year-old is a Belgian Under-21 international and has been in talks with the Brussels club to extend his contract, which now has less than one year to run.

Het Laatste Nieuws reports that he could become the latest gem from Anderlecht's academy, which has produced the likes of Vincent Kompany, Romelu Lukaku, Youri Tielemans and Leander Dendoncker, to make the move to England.

Brighton and Southampton are said to be interested, but so are Bundesliga club Mainz.

Amuzu's agents have been angling for a major salary increase from Anderlecht so the story could end there if the Brussels club meet his demands.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Simon Barlow has a wealth of journalism experience and in-depth knowledge in a number of sports. As well as his extensive football knowledge, Simon is also well versed on cricket, tennis, American Football and cycling amongst others.

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