Arsenal are tracking the progress of Sheffield Wednesday striker George Hirst
The 17-year-old has made just two appearances for Sheffield Wednesday this season, but has impressed at youth level for the Championship side.
And The People claim his displays have not gone unnoticed with Arsenal tracking his progress.
Arsene Wenger is renowned for nurturing young talent at Arsenal
It is claimed the Gunners have sent scouts on a regular basis to check him out.
Arsene Wenger is renowned for nurturing young talent and has received positive reports on the England youth international, who celebrates his 18th birthday next week.
Hirst has impressed Gunners scouts with his fine displays at youth level
Wenger signed Cohen Bramall – who had been on trial at the Owls – from non-league Hednesford Town and could follow this up by making a move for Hirst in the summer.
Hirst made his debut for the Owls in the EFL Cup defeat to Cambridge in August before featuring at Reading in December.
He is the son of Wednesday legend David Hirst, who currently works as a youth coach at Hillsborough.