Los Blancos in the battle for 19-year-old Red Devils long-term target
Los Blancos in the battle to sign Benfica starlet Joao Felix and ready to compete with Man United, Chelsea, Juventus and Man City for the footballer. Zinedine Zidane wants to improve the attack, and his primary target is Portuguese player who has an impressive campaign and paid attention.
French coach will do everything to add him this summer, but it will be difficult as Red Devils, Blues, Bianconeri and Citizens also planning to make a bid during the transfer window. Joao named in the national team squad for the international break which is already a significant achievement for the footballer.
He also helped the Eagles to win the Europa League first quarter-final match against Eintracht Frankfurt 4-2, and they have big chance to reach the semi-final. Felix has contracted with Benfica until 2023, and his release clause is nearly €100m. He is a very talented footballer and can achieve significant success if he continuous improvement.
The 19-year-old attacker is a product of the Portuguese club youth academy and spent his current career with them. In this season, he already played 36 matches, scored 15 goals and made seven assists in all competition. Los Blancos have terrible results in this campaign as they are in a third place in La Liga table and kicked out from the Champions League and Copa del Rey.
Spanish club already signed Man City youngster Brahim Diaz and Porto centre-back Eder Militao. Real Madrid heavily linked with Chelsea superstar Eden Hazard, Man United midfielder Paul Pogba, Tottenham attacker Christian Eriksen, PSG forward Kylian Mbappe, Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi and Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt.