Italian champion, Juventus seem to have to be able to give up on Joao Felix. Investigad, the Portuguese-born player claimed to be immediately extending his contract with Benfica. If this really happens, then not only Juventus are disappointed, but there are many elite clubs who share the feeling with the Bianconeri.
As has been heard, the name of Joao Felix is one of the players who are much pursued in the transfer market next summer. At the age of 18, he has recorded 41 appearances in all competitions, by collecting 18 goals and 11 assists.
Besides of Juventus, names like Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester United and Manchester City who are ready to fight in the struggle for the signature of Joao Felix. But Juventus claimed to be the most likely club to get the player because of the influence of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Now all the predictions may be wrong, because the latest news says Joao Felix has reached a new contract agreement with Benfica. The contract with Benfica will end in the upcoming 2023 season. But all that is still possible, because big clubs are ready to offer bigger salaries.
Through the statement of Luis Filipe Viera, as the president of the Benfica club, claimed to have met with Jorge Mendes as the agent of Felix. He added that Benfica was ready to make players with the highest salary club that would be willing to sign the extension of the contract.
If it really happened, then it could be said to be a painful blow to Juventus, as they are now looking for a substitute for Paulo Dybala. Despite having a positive record in the 2017 season yesterday by helping Juventus win the championship to step into the finals, the decline in performance this season convinced Juventus to sell Dybala.
In recent weeks, Dybala’s name has continued to be linked to the rich Premier League club, Manchester United. Not only stop there, he is also said to be a Juventus exchange tool in order to get the mainstay striker Inter Milan, Mauro Icardi in the transfer market next summer.