- Joao Felix’s mountainous £113million pass to Atletico Madrid is on brink final touch
- Benfica confirmed receiving a proposal from Spanish aspect on Wednesday night
- Atletico accept as true with offered extra than the buyout clause in show to pay in installments
- They’re looking out at for to recoup exactly £107m for Antoine Griezmann next week
Printed: 12:fifty three BST, 27 June 2019 | Updated: 12:fifty three BST, 27 June 2019
Atletico Madrid took the peculiar measure of providing extra than the originate clause in their strive and imprint Joao Felix.
On Wednesday night the Spanish membership tabled a £113m repeat for the highly-rated Portuguese teen, £6m extra than his originate price.
Unquestionably, the Spanish aspect strive and persuade Benfica to allow them to pay in installments.
Atletico Madrid are willing to pay extra than the originate price for Benfica teen Joao Felix
JOAO FELIX STATS LAST SEASON
They’re providing an additional £6m for what they hope will be accredited as a staggered charge concept over an extended timeframe.
Diego Simeone’s aspect are on the cusp of recouping £107m for the sale of Antoine Griezmann as Barcelona are expected to trigger his originate clause next week.
But no subject the actual quantity they’d desire to pay for Felix, the membership desire a extra long-term repayment approach.
Benfica confirmed the company provide from Atletico on Wednesday and suggested the Portuguese inventory exchange, explaining the crucial aspects and telling them they’re taking the repeat beneath consideration.
Felix helped Benfica to the title excellent season and is notion to be one of many brightest young abilities spherical
The Portuguese 19-year-outdated is probably going to be the one who replaces Antoine Griezmann
If the pass is performed, Atletico might maybe maybe maybe accept as true with viewed off passion from every Manchester City and Manchester United to gain their man.
Felix is notion to be one of many most promising young abilities in European football.
He scored 20 desires and contributed 11 assists in 43 games for Benfica excellent season and his original deal expires within the summertime of 2023.
The 19-year-outdated additionally made his Portugal debut in this month’s 3-1 victory over Switzerland within the UEFA Worldwide locations League semi-closing.