Joao Felix of Benfica emerges as top transfer target for Real Madrid, Barcelona

Joao Felix of Benfica emerges as top transfer target for Real Madrid, Barcelona

- Benfica star Joao Felix is wanted by top Spanish League giants Real Madrid and Barcelona

- The 19-year-old has been in form for his Portuguese side having scored eight goals and three assists this term

- The attacker is also wanted by Liverpool, Bayern Munich, Dortmund and a few other sides

La Liga giants Barcelona and Real Madrid have reportedly jumped in the rae to sign 19-year-old Benfica wonderkid Joao Felix.

The teenager has been impressive for his Portuguese topflight side, scoring eight goals and three assists this campaign.

His superb stats has however drawn interests from Manchester United, having been described as the best youngster to come out of the country since Cristiano Ronaldo.

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Daily Mail quoting Diario AS reports that the Red Devils will brace up for serious competition from the Spanish clubs.

Other top European clubs interested in landing the forward are Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and Atletico Madrid.

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Meanwhile, United have however shown more intents as they have sent scouts to watch the forward in action for Benfica against Boavista in the Primeira Liga last week as reported by Independent.

According to Portuguese newspaper Record, United will have to cough out €120 million (£105 million) to trigger Felix's release clause.

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The 19-year-old is a natural attacking midfielder, but in recent weeks Benfica coach Bruno Lage has fielded the youngster up front - and with great success. earlier reported that Premier League leaders Liverpool have had a £60m offer for Benfica youngster Joao Felix snubbed.

SunSport quoting Portuguese outlet Correio da Manha reports that the 19-year-old, who plays as an attacking midfielder is attracting offers across Europe after breaking into Benfica first team this campaign.

And Liverpool’s courageous, £60m bid for the wonder kid is far from a reported £105m release clause inserted in Felix new contract with the Portuguese giants and will not be easy to prise away. ( -> We have updated to serve you better.

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