Big release clause means Wolves could have to break transfer record to sign Joao Felix

Joao Felix of Benfica reacts during the Portuguese League football match between SL Benfica and CD Aves at Luz Stadium in Lisbon on September 23, 2018.

Wolves reportedly want Joao Felix.

Joao Felix of Benfica reacts during the Portuguese League football match between SL Benfica and CD Aves at Luz Stadium in Lisbon on September 23, 2018.

Benfica sensation Joao Felix is wanted by Wolves, report The Mirror.

Felix has established himself as a regular for Benfica this season and is being eyed up by Europe's top clubs.

The big obstacle is the youngster's release clause.

 

The Metro report Felix has a release clause of £106 million, after signing a new contract earlier this season which runs until 2023.

Benfica are under no pressure to sell, making it tough for Wolves to get their man.

Felix has scored seven goals and provided three assists in 13 Primeira Liga games.

SL Benfica midfielder Joao Felix from Portugal during the match between SL Benfica and Vitoria Setubal FC for the Internacional Tournament of Sadoat Estudio do Bonfim on July 13, 2018 in...

Wolves have struck deals with Benfica in the recent past and Nuno Santo is said by The Mirror to view the club as an ideal stepping stone for the 19-year-old.

This could help Wolves see off some competition from Champions League clubs, but it will come down to finances.

Benfica don't typically sell for the release clauses they put into players' contracts, instead using them to hike the price up.

Even if a compromise is found, Wolves will have to break their transfer record to sign the young forward.

SL Benfica midfielder Joao Felix from Portugal during the match between SL Benfica and Vitoria Setubal FC for the Internacional Tournament of Sadoat Estudio do Bonfim on July 13, 2018 in...

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