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Wolves priced out of Felix move

18th April 2019, 07:33 by Michael Holland

Benfica starlet Joao Felix is a Wolves target but the figures involved are likely to price them out of a deal.

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 with a view to a summer swoop.

However, reports suggest 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.

Such figures are likely to rule Wolves out. However, it has been suggested Felix would be a replacement for Ruben Neves, who would command a similar kind of fee if Wolves decided to cash in.

Even so, a deal still looks unlikely as the likes of Juventus, Liverpool, Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain are also keen and more likely to wrap up a deal.

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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