One of the hottest prospects in European football, at the moment, is Joao Felix.
The 19-year-old attacking player has a host of clubs tracking him with a view to acquiring his services. And you can see from his Wiki page, just why he is so highly rated in the football world.
Earlier this week, here at Vital Manchester United, Click Here we expressed our fears that Manchester United’s reputed interest could come to nothing with our near-neighbours, Manchester City, looking the favourites to sign the Benfica player.
Today, we’ve stumbled upon further evidence that supports that fear.
The red-top publication, the Sun is reporting that City have moved fast to trigger the release clause in Joao Felix’s contract by offering Benfica £106 million for the player.
It’s a fee that far exceeds the reputed £80 million offered by Real Madrid whilst also placing Manchester United firmly on the back-foot with regards to playing any involvement in the future career plans of this hugely talented youngster.
Could things change, sadly I fear not?
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