Arsenal and Liverpool target likened to Thierry Henry in exciting comparison

A transfer target for Arsenal and Liverpool has been likened by his former coach to Premier League legend Thierry Henry.

Red Bull Salzburg star Patson Daka has attracted the attention of both top-flight clubs, while Man Utd are also said to be monitoring his progress.

Daka netted 25 times in 39 appearances across all competitions for Salzburg last season, and featured in both Champions League ties against Liverpool.

His tally is all the more impressive considering the upheaval at the Austrian club, who lost three key players mid-season, including Erling Haaland and Takumi Minamino.

And the striker's former coach at Zambian club Power Dynamos, Dan Kabwe, feels Daka could be the next to move on.

"When I saw Patson Daka, what came into my mind is this guy is the next Thierry Henry – and in no time he has proved it,” Kabwe told News Diggers.

"Where he is at Salzburg, it is a stepping stone. He has the potential to go further and meet other challenges. He is capable of making it (at the top level).

"He is an intelligent boy and full of talent. If the boy is already swimming in the deep end, why limit him?"

Liverpool hold good relations with Salzburg following the deal for Minamino, who cost them a reasonable £7.25million back in January.

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While The Reds were able to secure the Japanese forward at that price due to a release clause in his contract, Daka is valued at almost three times that.

The Premier League champions saw his skills at first hand just last month, with Daka grabbing both Salzburg's goals in a pre-season friendly which finished 2-2.

The 21-year-old has potential suitors lining up in France and Germany too, with Red Bull Leipzig considering taking Daka as a replacement for Timo Werner.

He still has four years remaining on his contract though, with Salzburg pricing him at at least £20million.

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