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PSG target Benfica starlet

16th April 2019, 07:22 by Michael Holland

Paris Saint-Germain are reported to be among the clubs tracking Benfica starlet Joao Felix.

There are questions marks over the future of Kylian Mbappe and Neymar, who are both being linked with a move away, and PSG officials are keeping tabs on possible replacements. One of which is Felix.

The 19-year-old is one of the hottest young talents in European football and a host of top clubs are keeping an eye on him.

However he will come at a price following reports there is a 120million euros release clause in his contract, and Benfica will not accept a penny less.

In fact the Portuguese club want to increase it to 200million euros, but that would involve getting Felix tied down to a new deal, which seems unlikely with so much interest.

PSG would be able to fund a move if either Mbappe or Neymar left, but a deal is unlikely if they both stay.

As well as PSG, Juventus Liverpool, Manchester United, Arsenal and Wolves are also known to be keen.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Michael Holland is a reporter with over two decades of journalism experience. A Bolton fan, Michael often writes football articles, as well as having a strong knowledge of golf, cricket and Australian sports.

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