Benfica youngster Joao Felix has quickly emerged as one of Europe's most in-demand young talents as several clubs including Liverpool and Manchester United have shown an interest in the player.
La Liga giants Real Madrid and Barcelona have also shown an interest and are said to be leading the race.
His agent, Pedro Cordeiro, has now fuelled speculation over his future by hailing his client as a potential future winner of the Balon d'Or.
"Joao Felix is one of the best talents to emerge from the 1999 generation," Cordeiro told Portuguese newspaper Record
(as per Mirror
"He has everything to become the most expensive transfer of Portuguese football, and to be a candidate for the Balon d'Or."