Juventus and Man City keen on Padova wonderkid

The 16-year-old, who has been branded as the ‘new Didier Drogba’, is also being watched by Manchester City, according to Tuttosport.

The Ivory Coast striker has been granted Italian citizenship.

“It would be a dream to join Juventus. My idol is [Alessandro] Del Piero,” Diakite told Tuttosport.