- Jay-Z is looking to sign Roshaun Williams to his management company Roc Nation
- Roc Nation have already signed Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng to their roster
- Williams, 18, has been billed as one of England’s brightest young talents in his category
Hip hop star Jay Z is plotting a sensational move to sign Manchester United's Roshaun Williams to his sports management team Roc Nation Sports.
Jay Zlaunched his sports management company Roc Nation Sports in 2013 and has only one footballer signed to his team; Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng.
According to the Sun, Jay-Z is believed to have personally contacted Williams who’s currently managed by his dad Errol.
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Williams, 18, has been billed as one of England’s brightest young talents and has already been a part of the United first-team squad.
A number of agents are trying to sign the talented footballer from Whalley Range, Manchester, but he is understood to have yet to make a decision.
A source said: “Everyone’s trying to sign Roshaun because he looks like he is going to be the next big talent for England.
“The move from Jay Z has got all the football world talking because it’s a big statement of how he sees his company’s future.
“He has a big role in the company and football is an obvious market for him to get into with his sports business.”
Roc Nation is a music entertainment company founded in 2008 with its sports arm created a few years later by Jay Z.
The hip hop legend, married to singer Beyonce with whom he has a five-year-old daughter.
Roc Nation Sports already has a number of US football, boxers, baseball and basketball stars signed under management contracts.