Teamwork makes the dream work

Man Utd able to smash switch file to signal Joao Neves


Manchester United are ready to smash their switch file price with a view to signal Benfica wonderkid Joao Neves, in response to a report.

The Purple Devils have been linked with 19-year-old Neves for fairly a while, with United sending scouts to observe him on a number of events.

Stories from throughout Portugal declare United have been eager to see Neves carry out in Benfica’s conflict with rivals Sporting CP on Tuesday they usually have been impressed with what they noticed.

With clear curiosity within the participant, Report report United are prepared to splash the money on Neves. They’ve made his arrival a ‘precedence’ this summer time, and have allotted over €100m (£85.7m) for the midfielder.

Joao Neves, Bernardo Silva, Bruno Fernandes

Fernandes is eager on a Neves transfer / Gualter Fatia/GettyImages

United would even be prepared to spend upwards of the £89m club-record price they paid to Juventus for Paul Pogba in 2016.

The plan, it appears, is for United to pair Neves with Portugal teammate Bruno Fernandes in midfield. United captain Fernandes has beforehand shared his help for Neves, saying he’s ‘prepared for the massive bounce.’

Benfica will likely be eager to carry out for an enormous price for his or her teenager, and it’s thought they are going to demand his £102.9m launch clause, but it surely has been speculated that present loanee Alvaro Carreras could possibly be despatched over completely to deliver this sum down.

United will likely be eager to safe sturdy switch enterprise this summer time, with new investor Sir Jim Ratcliffe already reshaping the interior construction of the membership. They could search for reinforcements in midfield, with supervisor Erik ten Hag discovering it troublesome to choose regulars on this space of the pitch – Present choices Casemiro and Christian Eriksen have been closely linked with exits, leaving an open area for Neves to fill.