Report: Liverpool want to sign player likened to Victor Moses, but Leicester may have an edge

Victor Moses of Chelsea controls the ball during the UEFA Europa League Group L match between Chelsea and Vidi FC at Stamford Bridge on October 4, 2018 in London, United Kingdom.

Ibrahim Said could be on his way to the Premier League with Liverpool and Leicester keen.

Ibrahim Said of Nigeria runs with the ball during the FIFA U-17 World Cup Brazil 2019 Group B match between Nigeria and Ecuador at Estadio Olimpico de Goias on October 29, 2019 in Goiania,...

Nigeria starlet Ibrahim Said is a target for a whole host of Premier League clubs with West Ham United, Liverpool, Leicester and Manchester City all keeping tabs on the attacking midfielder, according to AllNigeriaSoccer.

The English top flight has been home to some of the greatest Nigerian footballers of all time, including John Obi Mikel, Jay Jay Okocha and Yakubu while Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfried Ndidi are all currently plying their trade on British shores.

 

And reports suggest that Said could follow in their esteemed footsteps in the New Year. Liverpool, West Ham, Manchester City, Chelsea and Leicester, who have both Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho in their ranks, are all interested.

Ibrahim Said #20 of Nigeria celebrate with his teamµates after he scores the third goal during the FIFA U-17 World Cup Brazil 2019 Group B match between Nigeria and Ecuador at Estadio...

Said has drawn comparisons with Victor Moses in his homeland for his energetic bursts into the final third. It remains to be seen whether he is as adaptable as the one-time Chelsea, Liverpool and West Ham flyer, who exploded onto the scene as an out-and-out winger before being transformed into a rampaging right-wing back by Antonio Conte at Stamford Bridge.

The report adds that Said has been encouraged to join a club which is already home to a number of Nigerian players so this could well give Leicester a boost.

Victor Moses of Chelsea controls the ball during the UEFA Europa League Group L match between Chelsea and Vidi FC at Stamford Bridge on October 4, 2018 in London, United Kingdom.

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