Benfica releases statement denying rumors of talks with Manchester United to release Neves.
- Benfica issued a statement denying rumors that they are in talks with Manchester United over the sale of Joao Neves.
- Neves, who has 49 appearances for Benfica’s senior team, is said. To have a €120m release clause in his contract.
Benfica issued a statement denying rumors that they are in talks with Manchester United over the sale of Joao Neves. Report from ยูฟ่าเบท
The Red Devils said to want to sign Neves and have already held talks with Benfica. However the Portuguese giants immediately refuse.
“Benfica denies the existence of any rights over the player Joao Neves,” the club said in a statement.
“Under no circumstances has Benfica spoken to Manchester United or any other club regarding this player. and has no intention of doing so. Therefore, any data points in the other direction. It is consider completely false.”
“We are halfway through the season. We have big goals. And we will definitely not allow these players to leave. We need them and no one wants to leave.”
Neves, who has made 49 appearances for Benfica’s senior team, is said to have a €120m (£103m) release clause in his contract.
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.
Neves has made 17 appearances for Ben. Fika and took on the role of Enzo Fernandez’s successor after moving to Chelsea for a fee of 105 million pounds.