Man City collide with the Red Devils to compete for ‘Neves’

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Manchester City has moved its forces and is ready to fight an off-field derby with Manchester United in the race to get Joao Neves , a wonderkid from Benfica, to join the team according to media reports. United has risen to be the favorite over the team .

Chelsea to grab Neves in January, but now the “Red Devils” have to face a tough battle after Manchester City joins the bandwagon to compete for Neves’ signature with another team, according to a report from 90min stating that The 19-year-old midfielder has caught the eye of City and United scouts, with a host of other giants also interested in the wonderkid. Borussia Dortmund, United Ventus and Paris Saint-Germain are also monitoring Neves’ development after he breaks into the first team in 2022/23.

That’s despite Neves being just 19 years of age and having just 31 senior appearances to his name for the Benfica first team – not to mention the fact that his current employers categorically want to keep him in January. ufabet

Neves is under contract with Benfica until 2028 and is protected by a hefty release clause. He is also drawing interest from Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus and Borussia Dortmund

Neves has made 17 appearances for Benfica and has taken on the role of Enzo Fernandez’s successor after moving to Chelsea for a fee of 105 million pounds

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