Vieira’s encouraging comments about Manchester City duo Foden and Nmecha

French former Arsenal and France star Patrick Vieira, world and European champion with Les Bleus, attends a press conference after being officialy appointed as French L1 football club of...

Leeds United reportedly want Lukas Nmecha, while his Manchester City teammate Phil Foden is claimed to be on the radar of West Ham United.

Mike van der Hoorn of Swansea City tackles Phil Foden of Manchester City during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Swansea City at Etihad Stadium on April 22, 2018 in...

Manchester City duo Phil Foden and Lukas Nmecha are two hugely talented and promising young players, and there is no surprise that Leeds United and West Ham United are reportedly looking at them.

According to The Sun, new Leeds head coach Marcelo Bielsa is looking at signing 19-year-old forward Nmecha on loan from Premier League champions City in the summer transfer window.

The Mirror has credited West Ham with interest in 18-year-old midfielder Foden and with a potential loan approach.

Nice manager and France legend Patrick Vieira played for Manchester City in 2010-11, and the former Arsenal midfielder also worked with the Citizens’ youth teams.

Vieira has spoken highly of City duo Foden and Nmecha while looking at the bright future of the England national football team, and his comments will encourage Leeds and West Ham fans.

Vieira wrote in The Times about England: “You have a good coach and a team that will keep improving because I know the talent is coming through.

“I saw it in my days with the development squads at Manchester City, young players such as Phil Foden and Lukas Nmecha, who have what it takes to make it to the top. So keep believing. There is more to come from England.”

Lukas Nmecha of Manchester City and Felix Nmecha of Manchester City celebrate after winning on a penalty shoot out during the UEFA Youth League Quarter-Final match between Manchester City...

Promising youngsters

Foden and Nmecha are hugely talented teenage footballers, and if Leeds and West Ham are able to secure their services on loans, then it would be great business for them.

However, City manager Pep Guardiola could well think that keeping the youngsters at the Citizens and monitoring their progress would be more beneficial than sending them out on loan.

French former Arsenal and France star Patrick Vieira, world and European champion with Les Bleus, attends a press conference after being officialy appointed as French L1 football club of...

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