Liverpool & Man United target Joao Felix responds to transfer rumours

Felix responds to transfer rumours

Over the last couple of months, Benfica wonderkid Joao Felix has been linked with a number of clubs.

Liverpool are said to have had a £61m bid for Felix rejected earlier this season.

Manchester United were then linked with a £100m swoop for Felix in February.

Somewhat surprisingly, newly-promoted Premier League outfit Wolves have also been linked with a move for the 19-year-old.

Now, speaking to Spanish outlet Marca, Felix has opened up on his future:

“My dream has always been to play for the big teams and in the big competitions.

“But I’m here and I’m very happy with Benfica, which, like those teams, is also a big one in Europe.”As quoted by the Metro.

Felix has a release clause of €120m. When asked if he thought that figure was too high, he responded:

“Maybe, yes. ‘But I do not understand the market or values, these are issues of representatives and presidents. I just play.” As quoted by the Metro.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool gives the thumbs up to his players during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Everton FC at Anfield on December 02, 2018 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Joao Felix shines at Benfica

While €120m may be a bit much for such a young player, Felix certainly looks to have a bright future ahead of him.

The young forward played 29 games for Benfica’s B team, in which he scored seven and assisted five.

Felix would then be called up to Benfica’s senior squad at the beginning of the 2018/19 campaign.

He has gone on to make 31 appearances across all competitions, scoring 11 and assisting six for the Portuguese outfit.

 

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