Linton Maina, son to a Kenyan father and a German mother is on the radar of English Premier League giants Manchester United.
Maina is only 19 years old and has shown marvellous skills on the pitch for Germany’s national junior team as an attacking midfielder.
This young player is still eligible to play for Kenya’s Harambee Stars, but has already received call-ups to the Germany U16, Germany U17, Germany U18 and Germany U19 teams, making a total of 18 appearances since 2014.
Indeed, his eye is on the ball and the sky is the limit for his career, having risen to play in Germany’s premier league; Bundesliga, turning out for Hannover 96.
German media have reported that Manchester United, led by their boss Jose Mourinho, are already salivating for Maina’s services.
It's alleged that Mourinho is monitoring the young player with Kenyan roots, whose contract at Hannover runs till 2022.
The Kenyan coaches Association chairman, Ricky Solomon, who has learnt about the move spoke to the media, explaining how players with Kenyan lineage are doing well abroad and blasted Football Kenya Federation for not being keen on identifying and luring such great talent.