Cristiano Ronaldo has told Juventus bosses to push ahead with a deal for Benfica teenager Joao Felix.
Felix scored 13 goals and made 7 productive assists in just 22 league appearances this season for the Portuguese club.
In Portugal he is already called ‘New Ronaldo’ and is rated £100m.
The 19-year-old has already attracted attention of a number of European grands, including Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool, PSG, Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Milan etc.
Portuguese newspaper A Bola reporting that Juve and Ronaldo have spoken about the signing of CR7’s compatriot.
Ronaldo is keen for Felix – who he has played and trained with for the Portuguese national team – to join him in Turin and has given Juve the go-ahead to pursue a deal for a player who will command a transfer fee of as much as £100m.