Leicester City will rival West Ham for Portuguese youngster Nuno Moreira, according to reports.

Local reports cited from Record, as cited on Leicestershire Live claim that both Premier League teams are interested in signing the 19-year-old attacking midfielder.

Moreira is very highly rated in his home country and is attracting interesting from teams across Europe.

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Celta Vigo and Genoa are also side to be rivalling the Premier League duo in chasing Moreira, who is out of contract at the end of the season.

The midfielder is currently playing in Sporting’s youth ranks but has a wealth of potential that is not going unnoticed.

Rodgers has a track record when it comes to working with young players and could certainly look to add some youth to his ranks over the summer as he bids to put his own stamp on the Leicester City squad upon his return to the Premier League.

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