Manchester City’s first bid for the Benfica star João Félix is finally reported with a bit more seriousness by the Portuguese press.

Outlet Correio da Manhã comes up with a story saying the Premier League champions are offering €120m for the 19-year-old.

It’s claimed that Félix has a contract of four or five years on the table, from which he would make €4.5m net per season.

Correio da Manhã claims that Benfica have already received the ‘informal’ bid from Manchester City, who still didn’t make things official because of the Financial Fair Play.

By offering this amount, Pep Guardiola’s side would be triggering the player’s release clause.

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Correio da Manhã didn’t have anything about a bid from Manchester City in Tuesday’s newspaper, so this should be an information they’ve learned through the day.

It had previously been said that four clubs made bids for João Félix, several with the amount of €120m, with Manchester City being one of them. However, the story always sounds more serious when it’s specific about one certain club.

There would still be some questions about the claims. Going in at €120m seems over the top from any club, and dragging FFP into the equation is a little questionable.