Premier League and Football League clubs eye non-league talent Smith

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HITC Sport understands that a number of Premier League and Football League clubs are tracking non-league sensation Kane Smith.

Hitchin Town starlet Kane Smith is attracting the attention of a host of teams higher up the football pyramid, HITC Sport understands from sources close to the club.

Smith has been earning rave reviews this season for Southern League Premier Division outfit Hitchin with a number of eye-catching performances.

The 19-year-old only made his first-team debut for Hitchin in February 2015 after joining from Biggleswade Town the previous December.

Smith has been transformed from a midfielder to a right-back at Hitchin, and he has quickly established himself as one of the best young players in the non-league.

He has scored four goals and provided four assists in 14 games this season, and his performances have seen scouts from clubs flocking to cast an eye over him.

Premier League clubs all the way down to League Two sides have been keeping tabs on Smith's progress and are weighing up moves to offer the player to join the professional ranks.

Smith was named Hitchin's 'Player of the Month' for August, and the club are bracing themselves for interest in the attacking full-back.

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