Local Footballer attracts Premier League Attention

Lex Allan (Right) signs Sittingbourne FC contract with club secretary John Pitts (Left) - Credit: Ken Medwyn (www.sittingbournefc.co.uk)

A local 18-year-old football player is attracting Premier League interest in recent days.

Sittingbourne FC player Lex Allan, who lives on the Isle of Sheppey, is being tracked by top clubs Crystal Palace and Millwall.

Sittingbourne FC Secretary, John Pitts, told SFM News: "Lex is an excellent defender. He has such a great ability for his age"

Lex has also been attracting other rave reviews from the six matches that he has played for Sittingbourne.

There has also been wider interest in Sittingbourne FC's squad from Reading FC and even Aston Villa have been scouting the club.

John added: "The eye for talent that the managers, Tony Cornwell and Nick Davis, bring has allowed the team to excel this season."

The central defender's success comes just days after Sittingbourne FC beat Herne Bay and landed themselves top of the Bostik South League table for the first time in 20 years.

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