Everton, Newcastle & Celtic Target Ghanaian-German Wonderkid Charles-Jesaja Herrmann, Interest From Turkey

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DUGOPOLJE, CROATIA - MARCH 26: Charles-Jesaja Herrmann (R) of Germany celebrates with team mate John Yeboah after scoring his team's third goal during the UEFA Elite Round match between Hungary U19 and Germany U19 at Hrvatski Vitezovi Stadium on March 26, 2019 in Dugopolje, Croatia. (Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images)

Everton, Newcastle and Celtic are interested in Wolfsburg wonder kid Charles-Jesaja Herrmann a source close to the player revealed to Turkish-Football.

All three clubs have been monitoring the 19-year-old who has attracted interest from scouts across Europe after an impressive campaign.

The 1.90 tall striker was born in Germany to Ghanian parents and has represented his country of birth from U15 to U19 level – where he has three goals in seven caps.

The rising star is son of former Ghana international footballer and current Asante Kotoko head coach Charles Akonnor.

The highly-rated forward also has the option to represent the same country as his father at senior level.

Jesaja has 12 goals and seven assists in 25 games for Wolfsburg U19 in all competitions this season and his contract runs until 2022.

He is however, considering his options this summer and is prepared to join a club offering a first-team role next season.

Everton will prioritize strengthening their attack over summer after struggling for goals in the striker department.

Marco Silva has shown a willingness to play young players with 22-year-old Dominic Calvert-Lewin currently his first choice striker but he has just six goals this term.

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Turkey international Cenk Tosun lost his place in the team after falling behind Calvert-Lewin and Richarlison in the pecking order.

Tosun is keen on staying at Everton but he has fallen out of favor with Silva and the club will try to move him on.

Henry Onyekuru will return to Everton from Galatasaray on loan this summer but there are no guarantees he will be given a work permit to play in the Premier League.

Jesaja would be able to play in England without needing a work permit due to being a German national.

Galatasaray meanwhile want to keep Onyekuru on for an additional season but have also been scouting Jeseja.

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The Lions would be able to offer Champions League football next season if they end up winning the Super Lig.

Celtic meanwhile, are also a club that have given youth a chance and have been scouting the German market, recently bringing in Jeremy Toljan on loan from Borussia Dortmund in January.