Manchester United are hoping to sign a better Radamel Falcao after loan fee set

But Felix showed how impressive he was during his time at Benfica and, at 23, is yet to his hit prime.

This is a player United have done their homework on, too, having previously scouted him before his move to Atletico back in 2019.

That year, he was eyed as a potential alternative to Jadon Sancho – who was Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s top target at the time.

But United ended up missing out to Atletico, with the financial demands of Benfica ultimately deemed too high.

Felix offered glimpses of his best form at the recent World Cup in Qatar, dazzling during a 7-0 hammering of Switzerland.

And given United are building around young forwards at the current moment in time, Felix can fit in perfectly.

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