Rennes youngster James Lea Siliki has confessed his desire to play for Manchester United one day.

Speaking to Ouest France, the youngster outlined his plans for the future and admitted that United are his dream club. Siliki is keen to one day wear the Red Devils’ shirt, but is focusing on the task at hand with Rennes.

Since I was small in my bedroom, I’ve dreamed of playing big matches and being a professional footballer. It’s been an obsession since I was old enough to understand.

I dream of Manchester United, their stadium, their colours. I grew up with the Sir Alex Ferguson years.

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Siliki is held in extremely high esteem at the Ligue 1 club and is an extremely coveted young player at Rennes. The 21-year-old has been in superb form for his side this season and has therefore attracted the attention of top clubs across Europe.

The promising midfielder is enjoying a strong breakthrough season with Rennes. He has made 15 appearances in all competitions so far this term and is continuing to establish himself as a key player for his team.

Siliki will hope to continue his progress with Rennes for the time being, but evidently has one eye on bigger things in the near future.