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Barca and Juve chase “The New De Ligt”

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Barcelona and Juventus are chasing Lenny Lacroix, the young defender labeled “The New De Ligt.”

Lacroix is only 16 years of age and currently plays his football with the Metz U17 team.

He has however, attracted the attention of some of Europe’s elite clubs.

According to Italian outlet Calciomercato, the youngster has been nicknamed “The new Matthijs de Ligt.”

While he is still too young to sign professional papers, the France U16 international is still a tangible asset.

The French side may consider selling at the right price.

A stand out performance at the Under-16 tournament of Val-de-Marne last year had scouts drooling and calling their clients.