Norwegian club Ranheim Football’s academy midfielder Odin Thiago Holm is attracting interest from top clubs across Europe.
The 15-year-old captained his country’s Under 15 side against Sweden in September and his performance in his nation’s 3-1 win has seen him grab a lot of attention.
Nettavisen in Norway gave interviewed the teenager’s father, Owe Holm and he explains several top flight sides have approached Ranheim Football to invite his son to their club and that list includes Manchester United.
Owe stressed that Odin will only travel to England in November after he finishes his campaign with his current club, while he also revealed the young player will visit clubs from Serie A and La Liga.
“United wanted him already in mid October, but Odin will finish the season with Ranheim before he leaves. It will be after November 7th, but then the plan is to travel to Manchester United for a visit and training stay,” Owe said.
“There will probably be visits to Manchester United, a Serie A club and a La Liga club.”
It’s not just the Red Devils who are eager to see him train first hand as it’s been claimed the youngster has already visited Liverpool and Danish side FC Midtjylland so far, while he continues to receive invitations from Sporting.
“It is very big that Odin is seen and invited by such clubs. He has also been invited to Sporting Lisbon several times, he has visited FC Midtjylland several times and has visited Liverpool,” he explained.
Holm Sr, who revealed the starlet dreams of playing in the Spanish league, has several tasks at hand which includes finding an agent who can represent his son. Based on the comments made, it looks like no decision has been taken as to which club’s academy Odin will join in the future.