Premier League heavyweights are set to battle it out for Norwich youngster Ben Godfrey this summer, with both Tottenham and Manchester United interested in his signature.
The 21-year-old made 36 appearances across all competitions for the Canaries last season as they gained promotion back to the Premier League. It was his first season as a regular for Norwich after spending the previous season on loan at League One Shrewsbury, but he has risen to the occasion and become a key man in Daniel Farke’s side, having signed from Yorks City a few years before as a teenager
The England under-20 international can play as either a central defender or a central midfielder and it is this versatility that has attracted the attention of Spurs and United.
Godfrey was recommended to United by Rio Ferdinand, the former Red Devils defender who runs the New Era agency, which he mentors the youngster through. With the United hero guiding his career,
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side would likely hold the advantage in any transfer battle that ensues. Godfrey has caught the eye further afield than just the Premier League, with both Lyon and RB Leipzig reportedly interested in him as well after such an impressive season in the Championship.