Tottenham Join Man City In Race For 19-Year-Old Wonder Kid Eljif Elmas Who Is Already A First Team Starter For Turkish Giants

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Fenerbahce's Macedonian midfielder Eljif Elmas reacts after his team took a goal during the Europa League Group D match between Dinamo Zagreb and Fenerbahce at The Maksimir Stadium in Zagreb on September 20, 2018. (Photo by STR / AFP) (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Manchester City, Tottenham and Sevilla have joined the race for Fenerbahce youngster Elif Elmas.

Per the source, the three clubs have been keeping tabs on the 19-year-old and have made an enquiry regarding his availability.

The Yellow Canaries are intent on keeping Elmas on until at least the end of the season but have made it clear they could accept an offer depending on the price.

Former Fenerbahce president Aziz Yildirim revealed that City made an offer for Elmas before he joined the club.

“Manchester City and Ajax made concrete offers, in total 26 clubs made bids for Elif Elmas,” Yildirim told NTV Spor.

Despite his young age Elmas has already established himself as a first-choice start for the Istanbul giants.

Phillip Cocu has started the young midfielder has started both Europa League games and made 12 appearances in all competitions.

Elmas is an ethnic Turk but was born in Skopje, Macedonia and represents his country of birth at international level.

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The youngster already has five appearances for Macedonia at international level despite his young age.

The youngster started playing football aged six for his neighborhood club Fenerbahce Tefejuz, in Macedonia.

Elmas grew up a Fenerbahce fan and coincidently he joined the actual club 12 years later.