Six Football League clubs looking into signature of 29-goal non-league star Christian Assombalonga

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The striker has been in great form for Waltham Abbey this season.

Non-league footballers are all the rage at the moment thanks to Jamie Vardy and now another might make his way into the professional ranks.

It is being reported that the brother of Nottingham Forest striker Britt Assombalonga has been attracting the interest of several Football League clubs recently – with the player surely keen on a move from non-league football.

Christian Assombalonga is said to be on the radar od Brighton, Millwall, Brentford, Stevenage, Hartlepool and Dagenham and Redbridge.

The 25-year-old, older brother to Forest goal-machine Britt, is currently playing his football with Waltham Abbey in the Isthmian League Division One North.

His manager at Capershotts is former Arsenal winger Martin Hayes and he has been discussing his future with the Hertfordshire Mercury this week – confirming the interest in his striker:

"It's difficult for me to comment on that. There's been an awful lot of clubs looking at him, Brentford, Millwall, Stevenage, Hartlepool and some Conference clubs with Dagenham looking like being one of them.

"Brighton as well have been looking, you name them and they've been looking at him at one time or another.

"Obviously at some games he'd have been top drawer and got some interest as some of those clubs have come back several times to look again."

Assombalonga, like his brother, is a striker and has been scoring goals for fun this season.

He has 29 in all competitions which has clearly attracted the attention of Brighton, Millwall, Brentford and co and there is surely plenty of people hopeful that the talented forward will get a chance to feature in the professional game.

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