Arsenal, Man City and Man United have been eyeing Benfica wonder kid Goncalo Guedes
Eighteen-year-old wonder kid, Goncalo Guedes has bagged in seventeen appearances for Benfica a Portuguese football club since October 2014. However, his performance on the field has seen him garner comparison to fellow countryman and football sensation Cristiano Ronaldo.
Goncalo Guedes holds the position of a winger and has bagged in two goals in eight Primeira Liga games in the on-going season. Back in September, Goncalo was able to score against Atletico Madrid in a Champions League Match.
Guedes brilliance on the pitch hasn’t gone by unnoticed; the Daily Star reports that scouts from Old Trafford, Emirates Stadium and Manchester City are on his watch. The scouts were spotted watching the Portuguese player in action earlier in the week.
Benfica were playing Galatasaray the former emerged the winner of the match cementing its position on top of Group C.
Attention from Bigger European Clubs
English Premier League Clubs are not the only ones that have taken an interest in the “New Cristiano Ronaldo”. FC Barcelona is said to be highly interested of the Portuguese U21 Player.
The more different league clubs are interested in Goncalo; the more punters will bid in free bets in support of the club that wins him over!
The Wonder Kid has managed to represent Portugal fourteen times playing at the youth level. Guedes managed to rake in four goals. Punters are thrilled by his game play and are cashing free bet offers whenever he shows up in the first XI.
Unfortunately, many clubs that would have liked to bid for the young Portuguese player are being discouraged by the enormous price tag on the player.
Furthermore, reports from the Portuguese club (Benfica), claim that the club is not interested in trading the player anytime soon. Besides Guedes contract isn’t set to expire until 2021, any potential suitor will have to offset the £40million release clause if they want to purchase the active player ASAP.
For Manchester United, it’s a case of bagging the old Cristiano Ronaldo and the New Cristiano Ronaldo. The Daily Star is linking The Red Devils to talks about getting both Portuguese players into their camp.
The hefty price tag for the younger player isn’t a put off for the Red Devils as the club’s scouts are not hiding the fact that they are interested in Guedes.
Word going round is that, despite getting interests from clubs such as Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid, Goncalo Guedes favours a move to the English Premier League. Arsenal FC is one club interested in the youngster. This could prove to be a good investment come this January as Arsenal is looking to bounce back after that tragic loss to Bayern Munich
Get ready to place your free bet offers once Guedes signs up with Arsenal FC as manager Arsene Wenger came out the other day to say he regrets not signing legendary Cristiano Ronaldo. Wenger suggested now he will not miss the chance to bag the younger Portuguese.
Before you think twice about participating in free bet offers, know this, the U21 Portuguese International will be the second most expensive player Arsenal have bought. Should The Gunners bag him, he will trail Mesut Ozil club breaking transfer record of £42.5m.
John Hawthorne is a season Sports Journalist, who is always keen on looking out for potential transfers that could have big impacts on play and development. John is a regular contributor to several sports websites primarily to this free online sports bets review.