Report: Eight Premier League and Championship clubs battling for Daniel Cheema

Liverpool, Everton, West Ham, Swansea and Sunderland are among the teams interested in the Barnet prodigy.

Jamie Vardy's rise up the football ladder to stardom has top clubs more aware than ever of talent in the lower leagues.

That has meant the performances of Barnet prospect Daniel Cheema have caught the attention of the big guns, who have spotted his League Two performances.

The Sun report that Liverpool, Everton, West Ham, Sunderland, and Swansea City are all interested, along with Championship clubs Brentford, Wolves, Reading.

Cheema is just 16-years-old and is yet to make his debut for Barnet's first team, signing as a first year scholar back in June, the club website reported.

The teenager is a winger and has been featuring for the under-18 side this season, with The Sun reporting he has netted 16 times for them.

Barnet are currently in 19th place in League Two, and could be tempted to offer the youngster an early chance at first team football in order to keep him around.

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