After being named the best young player for October and November, Man City target Joao Neves now wants £103m

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Joao Neves, a midfield player being targeted by Manchester City, has seen his value increase after being named the league’s best young player in October and November. It has been reported recently that City is in the lead in the race to sign the gifted young player from Benfica.

Joao Neve is named October and November’s Young Player of the Month

Neves is still making an impression in the Portuguese top division. The Players Union has now declared the 19-year-old to be the best young player in the competition for the months of October and November.

He received 17.09% of the vote. which surpasses both his Benfica teammate António Silva (11%), and Estoril’s Rodrigo Gomes (14.2%).

Neves participated in four games, three of them as starter. His goal in the 93rd minute to equalize against Sporting CP was his high point. After that, Benfica managed to find a late winner.

In addition to the selections of a Technical Committee comprised of former players. The Best Young Player award is based on average scores from sports publications, according to Poste. According to Poste, Neves “has demonstrated maturity and quality on the pitch,” and this accolade “solidifies his status as a gifted young midfielder in Portuguese football.

Neves appears to be a gifted young player

Neves appears to be Benfica’s most recent outstanding young player to emerge. The team is known for turning players who go on to become major players in the game.

Even though he is only 19 years old, Roger Schmidt has already given him 24 appearances this season. And he participated in every minute of Benfica’s Champions League run.

Whether City makes a move for him is going to be a very interesting thing to watch.

Rodri could become a starter in the future years. So, it would make sense for the team to sign a younger player as a backup since Phillips is going to depart next month.

However, Neves is rumored to have a £103 million release clause. However, City might have to pay a high price for a deal.

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