By Simon Jones for MailOnline
Published: 18:10 GMT, 14 December 2019 | Updated: 18:10 GMT, 14 December 2019
Manchester United Women are close to securing highly-rated teenager Lauren James to a three-year contract.
The 18-year-old forward, who is the younger sister of Chelsea defender Reece James, has been tipped to become the best player in the world by her manager Casey Stoney.
Indeed, James is so well regarded globally she has been snapped up by RocNation, the agency founded by music mogul Jay Z, who are also looking after the commercial interest of players such as