By James Strudwick

Both Arsenal and Everton are preparing to fight for the signature of Hull City teenager Josh Tymon after his impressive display against Bristol City in the League Cup, The Mirror are reporting.

The 17-year-old was given a starting position in the side after Mike Phelan’s first-choice left-back Andy Robertson was ruled out for two months with a calf injury.

The Hull-born player is now being readied for a Premier League debut on Saturday against Watford having impressed on Tuesday night.

The game was the Englishman’s fourth match for the first team, having played twice in the FA Cup and in his side’s second-round tie against Exeter City.

Both Arsene Wenger and Ronald Koeman will be hoping to bring the talented youngster to their sides during the January transfer window and have been following him through the Tigers development squad this season.

Tymon made his debut for England under-17’s on February 5 in a friendly against Portugal, coming on as a substitute in the closing moments of the game.


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