Connect with us

NEWS

Benfica Confirm €126m Atletico Bid for Joao Felix

Published

on

Advertisement
Advertisement

Benfica have confirmed that a €126 million (£113m/$143m) bid has been made for star forward Joao Felix by Atletico Madrid.

Advertisement
Advertisement

The Spanish side are looking to rebuild after a number of big-name players, including Antoine Griezmann, confirmed they would be leaving the club this summer, and 19-year-old Felix, who has been compared to Cristiano Ronaldo, is clearly part of the club’s plan moving forward.

Advertisement

Benfica have made clear in a statement released on Wednesday evening that they are considering the offer, but that nothing had yet been accepted.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Though the bid is in excess of Felix’s €120m release clause, Atletico’s insistence that the fee is paid over installments means that Benfica are within their rights to reject the offer.

READ ALSO:  Major General: IPOB reacts as Punch changes Buhari's title from President
Advertisement

Felix has impressed in his native Portugal, scoring 15 goals and registering nine assists in just 26 league appearances last season, drawing interest from around Europe.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Advertisement
Advertisement

Advertisement
Advertisement

Advertisement


Share your thoughts on this article and join the conversation on Twitter or Facebook.


Source: www.micnaij.com

Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Micnaij is a Premier Entertainment Served Always In Nigeria covering Latest news, Breaking News, Politics, Sports, Lifestyle, Entertainment and Gossip.
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); If you believe any materials accessible on or from this platform infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access to them) from the Website by submitting written notification to complain@micnaij.com. We do not claim ownership of some of the images used on this website and all attempts will be made to list the sources.