Manchester United ready to make £100m move for Benfica star in transfer ratified by Sir Jim Ratcliffe: report

Joao Neves in action for Benfica against Rangers in March 2024.
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Manchester United could be set to smash their transfer record this summer with a move for Benfica sensation Joao Neves, with Sir Jim Ratcliffe reportedly ready to give the green light for a transfer in excess of £100 million.

United's new minority shareholder is in charge of football operations at Old Trafford and big changes are expected at the club, starting in the summer.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.