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Atletico Madrid acquire Portuguese midfielder with SL Benfica, joão Felix. It is reported by Marca.
Madrid ahead of Manchester city in the fight for the 19-year-old Portuguese. The deal will cost atlético 120 million euros (the amount of compensation in the contract, Felicia). The club expects the midfielder will be able to replace who left the “Atletico” the Frenchman Antoine Griezmann.
In may it was reported about the interest of English clubs to Felisa. Applicants called “Manchester United” and “Manchester city”. Both clubs were willing to part with the required for the player to 120 million euros.
Last season the player has played 26 matches in the championship of Portugal. Feliz scored 15 goals and gave seven assists. The potential of a player appreciated by his fellow — Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo. It was reported that 34-year-old forward expects that the management of Juventus to pay attention to Felix, who considers his successor in the football world.
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