Manchester United Consider Move To Sign Wonderkid Joao Felix

Manchester United are considering a possible move for Benfica youngster Joao Felix, according to reports in Portugal.

The Benfica starlet, who can play on either wing or as a secondary striker, has already caught the attention of Liverpool, Barcelona  and Manchester City. 

But Portuguese newspaper Record suggests that scouts from Old Trafford are “accumulating reports” on the 19-year-old as they consider whether to make a formal bid.

Earlier this month Liverpool reportedly launched a massive £60m bid for Felix.

Portuguese newspaper Correio da Manha revealed on Friday that the Reds failed in an audacious attempt to bring the wonderkid to the Premier League.

But it would appear their interest is far from over, and they could enter further negotiations over attempts to make the teenager their third most-expensive signing ever.

Felix, who reportedly has a £105m buyout clause after recently signing a new deal with the Lisbon club, has been monitored by Europe’s top clubs after making his first team breakthrough this season.

He is yet to make his debut for the Portuguese national team, but has already made 10 appearances for the under-21 team.

His breakthrough season has seen him score four goals in ten league appearances for Benfica.

Felix made his Champions League debut in Benfica’s final group stage match against AEK Athens in December.

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