New York Red Bulls one of several clubs connected to West Ham academy striking talent

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The New York Red Bulls are among several clubs interested in signing West Ham youth forward Veron Parkes should he forgo inking a first-team contract with the Hammers for a more direct route to first-team games, according to a report from OneFootball.

Scottish powers Celtic, Ligue 1's Monaco and the Dutch Eredivise's Fortuna Sittard and Heerenveen are also interested and the Premier League club's academy striker, per the report. 

Parkes has 11 goals and six assists in 14 appearances in the U-18 Premier League this past season.

The Red Bulls currently have three strikers on their roster, all age 24 or younger: Tom BarlowMathias Jorgensen and Brian White.

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