CITY are eyeing a potential windfall over Premier League prospect Alvin Ayman.

The Wolves teenager has been heavily linked with the “big six” – with Liverpool expected to make their move during the summer.

Ayman joined Wolves last year from the Bantams, where he had progressed through the youth ranks from the age of nine.

Now 16, it is being reported that Liverpool are lining up a seven-figure bid – which would net his former club a “significant” amount from the sell-on clause they put in the package for all gifted academy exits.

It is understood that Wolves are yet to receive a bid but City are understandably monitoring the situation closely.

Ayman is due to fly out to Slovakia on Sunday for a week-long training camp with all the Wolves age-group teams in Bratislava. The under-21s will play two friendlies over there.

He is highly thought of at Molineux and his club are keen to keep him after making a good impression in his first season.

He finished the campaign travelling with Gary O’Neil’s senior squad to Manchester City for the final game, although he did not make the bench.

Alvin Ayman, third right, with the scholars at Valley ParadeAlvin Ayman, third right, with the scholars at Valley Parade (Image: Bradford City)

Ayman, predominantly a left-sided centre half who can also play in midfield, joined Wolves under-17s in South Korea for the K League’s International Youth Cup last year.

He scored in the Premier League Cup semi-final against Leicester in January after coming off the bench and made seven appearances in the Under-18 Premier League North.

Ayman earned an international call-up when he was named on standby for England under-17s – and was further rewarded with two outings for Wolves under-21s against Derby and Everton in March.

“Alvin was diligent with his defending and really intelligent with his positioning of where he was defending," said Wolves under-21s coach James Collins on the club website.

Defender Max Ruddock is another Valley Parade academy prodigy currently in the Wolves age-group system.

City also have a stake in Manchester United’s Victor Musa, Alfie Bradshaw at Nottingham Forest and Brighton striker Sahil Bashir, who were all sold on to the Premier League in structured deals like the one with Scotland striker Oli McBurnie that eventually netted them over £2m.

Former St Bede’s and St Joseph’s Catholic College pupil Bashir scored within a minute of coming on for his Brighton under-21s debut in the Bristol Street Motors Trophy at MK Dons in December.

Sahil Bashir celebrates scoring against MK DonsSahil Bashir celebrates scoring against MK Dons (Image: X)