Clubs hunt Manchester City goalkeeper Ian Lawlor

Manchester City's Ian Lawlor

HITC Sport understands Irish starlet Ian Lawlor is set for move with Doncaster, Bury, Portsmouth and Chesterfield interested.

A host of clubs are chasing Manchester City's highly-rated young goalkeeper Ian Lawlor, HITC Sport understands.

22-year-old Lawlor, who has been training regularly with Pep Guardiola's first-team squad this season, is set for a move and a number of different sides from League One and League Two have been in touch with the Premier League giants.

The Dublin-born shot-stopper was snapped up by City in 2010 from famed Irish outfit Home Farm, when he was aged just 16 and he has progressed well through the ranks.

Bury's Ian LawlorIan Lawlor

A Republic of Ireland Under-21 international, he has already been called up as a cover to the senior squad and is widely seen as the future number one for the national side.

Now City are looking at his future, with so many clubs keen to strike a deal for him with the likes of Doncaster Rovers, Portsmouth, Bury, Bristol Rovers and Chesterfield amongst those keen to land him.

Lawlor has experienced some first-team action already in his career having spent time on loan at Barnet and Bury last season.

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