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Chelsea to compete with Manchester United to sign Joao Felix

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Atletico Madrid star Joao Felix is linked with top clubs like Manchester United and Chelsea. The 23-year-old had told his agent that he wishes to leave the club in January. Many clubs are apparently lining up to sign the star player. According to reports from Fichajes, Premier League clubs like Manchester United and Chelsea are both very interested to sign the player. The Portuguese had joined Atletico Madrid from Benfica in 2019. His performances have been underwhelming for the Spanish club and it is reported that the La Liga giants plan on cashing in on the player.

Manchester United and Chelsea to bid for Joao Felix

Despite his underwhelming performance with 3 goals this season so far, the youngster is still a talent. Furthermore he is rated very highly all across Europe. Manchester United had submitted a potential bid at the start of the season. Therefore they might look to try and ignite that interest again. Reports claim that Manchester United manager Erik Ten Hag really likes the Portugal player. Hence it is understandable that he wants to bring him to Old Trafford to boost his attacking options. Meanwhile, Chelsea are in dire need of new attacking players. Chelsea have struggled to score goals this season and they will be looking to sign players who could change that.

Felix’s future is to be decided after the World Cup

A move to Premier League could be the best move for him. Furthermore It will help him to grow into a world-class player. Joao Felix had scored for Portugal in their opening match against Ghana. He will be looking to impress at the Qatar World Cup which would increase his transfer fee. Both Chelsea and Manchester United could go head to head to sign the player. However at the end of the it will be Atletico Madrid and Felix who who decide his next step.

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