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Media: FC Schalke 04 hunts next American youngster

Football Bundesliga FC Schalke 04 seems to have found its way back to the USA in search of promising young players.

Like the Italian portal calciomercato.com “reported, the Gelsenkirchen are interested in a commitment by George Bello of the MLS team Atlanta United. The 16-year-old left-wing defender comes from the Academy of the U.S. team and has hitherto been used mainly for the second team. At the beginning of September he played for the club from the U.S. state of Georgia for the first time in the MLS.

After Weston McKennie, Haji Wright, Nick Taitague and Zyen Jones Bello could become the fifth young American to venture into the Ruhr area in recent years.

But FC Schalke is not the only team from Europe, who would like to contract the young pro. According to the report, the English clubs Manchester City, FC Chelsea and FC Everton, as well as the Italian teams AS Rom and FC Genoa, are also interested in the defence player’s services.

Supposedly, the citizens are currently supposed to be the hottest candidate in the fight for the foreign defender.

that the youngster continues to play for the US team after an agreement with a European club in order to continue his playful development in the usual environment.