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Anderlecht’s ‘new Mane’ recommended to Real Madrid

Jeremy Doku has turned out to be one of the great sensations at Anderlecht this season. At the tender age of 17 he is tipped to have a big future in football.

That future could see the teenager head to Real Madrid, if two of his compatriots have anything to say about it.

An exclusive report by DefensaCentral claims Belgian pair Thibaut Courtois and Eden Hazard have recommended Doku to Zinedine Zidane.

The versatile forward is already a Belgium under-21 international, his explosive pace, goals and assists earning him comparisons to Liverpool star Sadio Mane.

Doku is under contract at Anderlecht until 2022 and so far there have been no talks over an extension.

Real Madrid would face competition for the ‘pearl’ of Belgian football from AC Milan, who want to rejuvenate their team.

English clubs Liverpool and Chelsea are also monitoring Doku’s progress in Belgium. A proposed move to Liverpool fell through last year after they mistakenly thought he was joining Chelsea.

Considering he has only just broken into the Anderlecht first team a summer transfer for Doku may come too soon.

Doku has made 22 appearances for Anderlecht in this season’s Jupiler Pro League, scoring three and assisting three goals.

However, in the next couple of years the latest Belgian wonderkid could move to one of Europe’s top clubs…

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