Arsenal go head-to-head with Man United for 18-goal striker

Arsenal are ready to battle Manchester United for the signing of Juventus starlet Moise Bioty Kean, according to reports from Gazetta World.

The 16-year-old striker has caught the eye of scouts after impressing with his performance for the club as well as Italy youth teams.

He is said to have also been watched by Gunners representatives during his recent Under-17 match for Juve this past Sunday.

The Italian giants are keen to tie him down on a professional deal, but a host of Premier League giants, including United as well as rivals Manchester City are already being linked with his services.

Based on recent performances, Bioty Kean is being compared to Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli and could be on the move during the summer.

He is currently shares the same agent as Juventus star Paul Pogba, with both players being represented by super-agent Mino Raiola.

The forward has already featured 20 times in all youth competitions for his side this term, so far managing to score 18 goals.