Arsenal, Paris Saint-Germain, Baryen Munich and Real Madrid are all in the race to sign “the new Cristiano Ronaldo”. His name: Goncalo Guedes.
But Guedes who is 17 years old , is in the process of signing a lucrative new deal at Benfica.
Some observers in Portugal say he can be become as good as the Real Madrid megastar.
Although it is a five-year deal, part of Benfica’s rationale to get him to sign a long-term contract is to get a substantial fee for the winger who inevitably they will sell on, possibly as soon as next summer. A £40m release clause is set to be inserted into the player’s contract.