Atletico Madrid Trolls Manchester United Over Failed Bid for Portuguese Forward João Félix

Atletico Madrid Trolls Manchester United Over Failed Bid for Portuguese Forward João Félix

  • Atletico Madrid aren't looking to part ways with João Félix and have rejected a bid from Manchester United
  • Manchester United offered Atletico Madrid €130 million to try and sign João Félix away from the Spanish side
  • Portuguese forward João Félix is highly-rated at Atletico Madrid and has a release clause of €350 million

Atletico Madrid’s social media administrator definitely has a sense of humour and knows how to troll football clubs.

This was evident when the club put out a tweet yesterday, appearing to mock Manchester United and their attempts to sign João Félix.

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Atletico Madrid's social media admin found the funny side of Manchester United's failed bid for João Félix. Image: Fran Santiago
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As reported by The Mirror, Manchester United made a huge offer for the 22-year-old Portuguese star which was rejected by Atletico Madrid.

The offer is believed to have been approximately €130 million. Félix is viewed as Atletico’s most valuable player and has a release clause of €350 million.

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After news broke that Manchester United’s offer was rejected, Madrid's English Twitter account piled on the misery with a hilarious post. The account tweeted an image of Félix with the caption, "Priceless".

The tweet has since gone viral, with Atletico fans and United’s rivals happily sharing it.

Why are Manchester United so interested in João Félix?

The Portuguese forward became the fourth most expensive player in history when he signed for Atletico from Benfica. He was signed for €126m, a new club record. Despite not living up to his price tag at Atletico, he's still highly rated. United were said to have impressed with the forward after his performance against the in a pre-season friendly. Félix scored the only goal in the game as Atletico ran out as winners.

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With two weeks to go until the transfer window closes, Atletico Madrid are not ramping up their efforts to sign the wantaway United star.

Source: Sports Brief News