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Sander Berge might be somewhat of an unknown quantity for fans outside of Belgium or his home country of Norway, but he has caught the eye of a number of Premier League clubs.

Arsenal appears to now be leading the race for the holding midfielder, having gone toe-to-toe with Everton over the 19-year-old.

An £18 million deal seems possible but it could be difficult, with his current club Genk keen to retain his services.

BORN in Baerum, Norway, on Valentine’s Day 1998, it was almost inevitable that Berge would become a professional sportsman.

Both his parents and older brother have played basketball for Norway.

Meanwhile, his grandfather, Ragnar Berge, was a professional footballer who was capped once by Norway and played for Valerenga.

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