Arsenal and Manchester United have taken their rivalry off the pitch and onto the transfer window as they have both been linked with a move for Benfica youngster João Félix, according to report.
Felix began his career with Os Pestinhas and he moved on to FC Porto and after seven years, he joined S.L. Benfica. He has been improving from game to game since his was handed his debut at the age of 16.
The 18-year-old attacking midfielder was scouted by Manchester United and Arsenal as Benfica B’s took on União and this was done order for them to decided on the signing of the rising star.
The quality of the star is not only known to the aforementioned clubs as Paris Saint-Germain, Monaco, Manchester City and AC Milan have all signaled interest in the signing of the Portuguese player.
Following his barnstorming display for the B team of Benfica, he has earned call ups to the U21 team of Portugal.
According to the report, Benfica will only listen offers for the player from any club that is willing to pay his €60m buy-out clause.
Man United are said to have a massive advantage in the chase of the player after as there is already an agreement in place for Jorge Mendes to become his agent.