Leeds and Southampton interested in Birmingham youngster George Hall

City prospect George Hall is attracting interest from United and Southampton ahead of a potential summer transfer.

The highly-rated 17-year-old was given his first team debut against back in January when manager Lee Bowyer utilised him as a number ten playing off striker Troy Deeney but is capable of playing in numerous positions.

Coaches and scouts saw him play as a holding midfielder for pts terbaik sumatera England during a tournament in in November and that versatility plus game intelligence is continuing to attract suitors.

Birmingham prospect George Hall is attracting interest from Leeds United and Southampton

Birmingham prospect George Hall is attracting interest from Leeds United and Southampton

Despite the England U18 international only signing his first professional contract in November, a two and a half year deal, that has failed to deter interested parties keen to snap up a youngster who has plenty of potential.

Leeds and Southampton have a track record of recruiting young players and providing a first team pathway while Bundesliga clubs are also keeping a note of his progress as he continues to develop.

Hall has been with Birmingham since the age of eight, first joining the club’s academy in 2012 and signing a two-year scholarship eight years later.

Hall, 17, has been with Birmingham since the age of eight and can play in multiple positions

Hall, 17, has been with Birmingham since the age of eight and can play in multiple positions

The midfielder spent the 2020/21 campaign with their U18 side before making the step up to U23 level the following season, where he caught the eye of Bowyer.

He has failed to make it back into Bowyer’s squad since that debut against QPR, nevertheless, instead plying his trade with the U23 and U18 teams in recent months. 

Birmingham currently sit 19th in the Championship, yet they are not at serious risk of relegation with 22nd-place Barnsley 16 points behind. 

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