Joao Neves impresses Premier League scouts as Benfica see off Sporting CP

Benfica starlet Joao Neves was among the players watched by a whole host of Premier League scouts as he netted in his side’s dramatic 2-1 victory over Sporting CP on Sunday, 90min understands.

The two Portuguese giants have plenty of players attracting interest from England. Both Manchester City and Manchester United are long-time admirers of Neves but representatives from Arsenal and Liverpool also watched the 19-year-old midfielder’s performance closely.

Neves, who now has 38 appearances for Benfica, netted an equaliser in stoppage time before substitute Casper Tengstedt sent the home fans…


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