Manchester United and Manchester City are both keeping tabs on Benfica’s highly-rates 20-year-old Florentino Luis with a view to making a bid next summer, according to reports.
Defensive midfielder Luis has impressed at the Portuguese side and is on the radar of many top clubs. For instance, Paris St-Germain had an advance rebuffed in the summer.
The Daily Star reports that City considered making a £55 million bid last summer but decided against it. Pep Guardiola’s scouts are keeping tabs on him however.
Meanwhile A Bola has reported that United scouts were watching Luis at Benfica’s recent victory over Braga.
However, should United or City – or both – make a move, they will likely have to meet or beat the release clause in Luis’ contract of £91 million.
That wouldn’t be a problem for either side, of course.
If Luis continues to develop as expected, then watch this space come summer 2020.