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The striker, 16, is highly thought of in Brazil as the next best thing and has been dubbed the “new Neymar”.
His performances in a club youth cup have alerted top clubs across Europe.
Both Arsenal and Chelsea are tracking the Brazilian, as well as Barcelona, according to The Sun.
Manchester United and Manchester City are also keeping their eye on his progress.
Vinicius has already been tipped as a future Brazil international.
Flamengo have been quick to fight off interest by giving him a new contract which includes a £26m buyout clause.
He is yet to make his first-team debut but is a regular in the Brazil youth set up