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The forward currently plays for Championship side Durham and has 21 goals for the U21 side, first team and England U19 combined.
Pritchard turned 18 on December 3 so is eligible to sign a professional contract and has interest from Chelsea, Manchester United, Brighton, Leicester and Bristol City.
United have a long-standing interest but this ramped up when Pritchard netted a hat-trick against their development side in November.
Chelsea have also admired the youngster while Brighton and Bristol City see her as a first-team player from January.
Chelsea and Manchester United are among the Women's Super League clubs chasing the signature of Durham's Poppy Pritchard
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