Report: Arsenal and Tottenham tracking youngster Domingos Quina

The highly rated midfielder recently left rivals Chelsea.

Arsenal and Tottenham are tracking former Chelsea youngster Domingos Quina, reports the Mirror.

The youngster was highly rated in the Blues youth setup, having joined as a 13-year-old from Benfica.

However, it is well known that it is difficult for youngsters to break through into the first team setup at Stamford Bridge.

Indeed, it is something that has often been a bone of contention among the fan base, who are keen to see the numerous highly rated youngsters given a chance.

That was not missed by Quina, who quit the club after growing frustrated at a lack of openings towards the first team.

And it has alerted both Arsenal and Tottenham according to the Mirror, who sending scouts to watch him play for Portugal under-17s against Wales on Friday.

The Gunners have long been strong proponents of developing youth, with Francis Coquelin and Hector Bellerin breaking through last season and Alex Iwobi in the team this year.

Tottenham meanwhile have started to develop their own players in recent years as the likes of Harry Kane and Dele Alli both flourishing at present.

That makes both an attractive proposition, and they are ready to compete for his signature.

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