Manchester United ‘planning staggering £250m Portuguese raid as they eye talented trio Joao Felix, Ruben Dias and Bruno Fernandes’
- Trio Joao Felix, Ruben Dias and Bruno Fernandes wanted by Manchester United
- The Portuguese youngsters are also reportedly interesting other top clubs
- If he becomes permanent boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants to sign young talent
Manchester United could be ready to splash £250million on young Portuguese trio Joao Felix, Ruben Dias and Bruno Fernandes.
The club are monitoring Benfica pair Felix, 19, and Dias, 21, as well as 24-year-old Fernandes of Sporting Lisbon.
Should Ole Gunnar Solskjaer be named Man United boss full-time, he is keen to bring in the best young talent to supplement his squad.
Bruno Fernandes (left) and Joao Felix are reportedly being targeted by Manchester United
However, according to the Mirror, they could come at a cost with Dias valued at £50m, while Felix has a £105m release clause and Fernandes’ is set at £95million.
All three have a number of leading clubs from across Europe also chasing them, including Manchester City, Juventus, Barcelona and Real Madrid.
Midfielder Fernandes, who moved back to Portugal from Sampdoria in 2017, has earned 11 caps and scored two goals for his country since his debut in 2017.
Dias and Felix are both graduates of Benfica’s youth system, with defender Dias earning eight senior international caps while Felix earned a call-up for the March internationals.
Defender Ruben Dias is a senior Portugal international and is also a target for United