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Man Utd, Man City among giants to see Joao Felix hit Benfica hat-trick

The mega money race for Benfica superkid Joao Felix is heating up.

The Daily Express says the £100m-rated Benfica wonderkid is a serious target for both the Manchester clubs.

They were joined by eight European giants, including Premier League rivals Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea, in watching him bag a hat-trick in the Europa League on Thursday night.

Dubbed the next Cristiano Ronaldo, Felix has burst onto the scene and took Eintracht Frankfurt apart in the Europa League in front of a serious crowd of onlookers.

But with his value set to continue to rise, clubs are determined to act swiftly with Manchester United and Manchester City preparing for a tug of war.

Felix recently told Marca: "My dream is always to play for the big teams and in the big competitions, but as I've already said, I am here and I am very happy at Benfica, who are also a big European team."

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