Atletico Madrid wantaway Joao Felix is now eyeing a move to Manchester United, according to journalist Jacque Talbot.
THE LOWDOWN: FELIX SET FOR ATLETICO EXIT?
The Portugal international star, who impressed with some brilliant performances at this year’s 2022 World Cup in Qatar, may well be on the way out of Atletico.
His relationship with manager Diego Simeone has broken down and the La Liga side’s CEO Gil Marin has stated that a January move away is now possible.
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This has apparently put the likes of United, Arsenal and Chelsea on ‘red alert’ as Felix’s club set an £86 million price tag.
As Erik ten Hag looks out for a possible Cristiano Ronaldo replacement, it appears the £241,000-per-week attacker could be a candidate.
THE LATEST: FELIX EYEING MAN UNITED MOVE…
In fact, Man United is Felix’s “favorite option” for a transfer, according to writer Talbot, since he may be considering replacing his late Portuguese national teammate Ronaldo.
The 23-year-other old’s top rumored suitors are thought to be Newcastle, Bayern Munich, and Paris Saint-Germain.
Even though Felix is holding out for a move to Old Trafford in the Premier League, the writer continues to write for Football Transfers that PSG are now his most likely destination.
THE VERDICT: GET IT DONE?
There is little doubt that the forward, who the media dubbed “crazy” for his Portugal performances in Qatar, can offer true talent to ten Hag’s ranks.
He will cost United a big lot after moving to the Wanda Metripolitano for a notable £113 million sum, but to replace a player like Ronaldo, you must be ready to make an aggressive move.