Manchester United signed Mason Mount and Sofyan Amrabat to reinforce their midfield department in the summer, still, results have not been fruitful for Ten Hag this season.
If reports in the media are anything to go by then the Red Devils are looking to further strengthen things in the center of the park and are after Joao Neves.
As per today’s version of O Jogo (news image provided below), Man Utd press to sign the Benfica youngster, who is on the radar of several top clubs.
The renowned Portuguese news source have mentioned that the likes of Juventus, PSG, Man City and Dortmund are also interested in luring the 19-year-old.
It is reported that Rui Costa does not want to sell Neves at least until 2025. Moreover, even the teenage sensation, who has a contract until 2028, wishes to stay at Benfica.
The Eagles will not be able to do anything if Man Utd or any other suitor offers a fee worth £103.6milion (120 million euros) to activate the release clause.
According to an exclusive story covered by The Sun yesterday, Man Utd want to sign Joao Neves and Ten Hag will be backed with funds in January and next summer.
In the current campaign, he has made 11 appearances in all competitions thus far and impressed in the deep lying midfield role.
Portugal will face Slovakia and Bosnia and Herzegovina during the international break and Neves has been called up to represent the Seleccao for the first time.
In your view, should Man Utd offer £103.6milion to sign the talented boy?