Porto eyeing Sao Paulo teenager

Rio de Janeiro, Oct 26 (IANS) FC Porto is considering a move to sign highly-rated Brazilian teenager David Neres, according to media reports.

The Portuguese outfit has long been tracking the Sao Paulo attacking midfielder, according to the Sambafoot portal, reports Xinhua.

The 19-year-old’s stocks rose on Saturday when he scored in Sao Paulo’s 2-0 victory over Ponte Preta in the Brazilian Serie A championship.

Sao Paulo owns 100% of Neres’ economic rights, with his current deal due to expire in December 2018.

It is understood the Brazilian side is hoping to secure a deal soon to help pay off its debt.

–IANS

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