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‘Thank God’ ‘This Is Good News’ ‘Overrated’ City Fans On Social Media Are Happy About £107m Star’s Potential Destination

Atletico Madrid are poised to sign Benfica forward Joao Felix for €120m (£107m), according to reports in Spain.

The 19-year-old has been heavily linked with Manchester City, as well as Manchester United and Liverpool, but the number 10 is believed to be close to moving to La Liga.

Supporters on Twitter think missing out on Felix will be a good thing:

Felix definitely has a huge amount of potential but it is hard to see where he would have fitted into manager Pep Guardiola’s side. He traditionally plays behind a striker, but City’s 4-3-3 system would likely mean he would have to take up another role.

City were reportedly planning to go after the Portuguese starlet if Leroy Sane left for Bayern Munich but the Bundesliga side have not come up with a satisfactory bid for the German.

As things stand, Felix is likely to end up at Atletico with his agent, Jorge Mendes, said to be in Spain in order to conclude the transfer.