Man Utd & Man City scout Turkish youngsters in U16 tournament

Manchester United and Manchester City were among the clubs that sent scouts to keep tabs on Altinordu youngsters at the U16 All Star Cup which took place in the Czech Republic a source close to the club told

The Turkish PTT.1 outfit reached the final of the tournament and were also scouted by Red Bull Leipzig, Augsburg and Freiburg.

Altınordu have introduced a policy of only playing club grown footballers with the goal of building a side made up fully of players developed by the club.

The project has attracted interest from a number of Premier League clubs including City, Liverpool, Stoke City and Norwich City.

City were closely linked with Altinordu youngsters last season and were scouting Çağlar Söyüncu a source close to the player told prior to his move to Freiburg.

The Premier League outfit have also been planning a move for 15-year-old Altinordu goalkeeper Berk Ozer according to club president Seyit Mehmet Ozkan.

Ozkan told Turkish newspaper Milliyet: “Manchester City and a few German sides want Berke Ozer.”

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