The promising Gambian has been linked to the Blues in the past and is now bidding to become the MLS version of the Belgian superstar.
The three MLS-based hotshots who should be on the Premier League club's transfer radar.
The Gambian forward put in a dazzling first-half performance in the Vancouver Whitecaps' 3-1 home defeat to Toronto FC.
Vancouver Whitecaps winger Kekuta Manneh was among the star performers in MLS this past week, grabbing the lone goal in an upset win over the Seattle Sounders.
Vancouver Whitecaps centre-back Andy O'Brien has backed 19-year-old teammate Kekuta Manneh to fulfill the promise which has attracted the interest of Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool in the past.