Juventus teenager Samuel Iling-Junior put Europe on note last week following a sensational cameo in the Champions League against Benfica.

An assist as well as a dazzling performance helped the Old Lady start to launch an unlikely comeback against the Portuguese side, only for them to fall just short in a 4-3 defeat.

The Serie A side are already out of the competition even before they take on group toppers PSG tonight.

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However, their fortunes could be set to change with the talents of Iling-Junior that are coming to light.

The youngster set up the winning goal in the weekend’s game against Lecce, pushing Maximiliano Allegri to consider him for a start going forwards.

One party that will not be so happy with his apparent rise to stardom is Chelsea. The Blues were responsible for letting him go in 2020.

Iling-Junior dazzling for Juventus

The move came only months after the Blues allowed Jamal Musiala to leave the club, with him now thriving for Bayern Munich and the German national team.

The Evening Standard have reported that clubs in England are interested in signing Iling-Junior.

They join some of Europe’s elite sides in showing an interest in the 19-year-old, with PSG, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund intrigued by the deal.

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Blues fans will now just be hoping that they stop making the mistake of releasing their most promising young players before they are given a chance to thrive at Stamford Bridge.

With Todd Boehly looking to secure a number of young assets such as Carney Chukwuemeka, Cesare Casadei and Gabriel Slonina for a lot of money, there is an expectation that there will be an eye to the youth under the American’s tenure.

With talents such as Omari Hutchinson thriving in the academy right now, fans are hoping he can fill the void left by these leaving talents.

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