Atlético Madrid want João Félix to replace Griezmann

Atlético want the replacement for the French striker to be Félix, given what they see is his brilliant potential.

Firm challenge for Félix

Simeone’s side will have stiff competition for the 19-old striker, with Manchester City boss Pepe Guardiola reportedly having asked the club board to make every effort to sign one of Europe’s most sweltering youthful properties, including venturing to legitimately pay his purchase out proviso which is additionally set at 120 million euros.

Reports in Portugal have indicated that Benfica have already rejected an offer of 75 million euros from Juventus, who are said to be happy to offer Dybala to prepare for the Portuguese adolescent.

As with any up and coming talent, Real Madrid also have been vigorously connected with Félix.

Benfica keen to keep Joao Félix

Benfica however are urgent to clutch the forward, who went into the record books not long ago as the most youthful player to score a Europa League hat-trick in Benfica’s 4-2 win over Entracht Frankfurt.

The Portuguese club have been trying to tempt Félix with a new deal, which would include an increased buy-out clause of 200 million euro, to attempt and keep their star yet Mendes has wouldn’t engage the offer up until this point.

And now it seems as if there could be even more competition to steal Benfica’s prized gem far from them, with Atleti willing to join the pursuit.


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