La Liga fallen giants Valencia are stepping up interest in Benfica starlet Goncalo Guedes, according to reports from Portugal media outlet Record.
The 19-year-old winger has been described as one of the most promising youngsters in who has alarmed a number of Europe’s biggest clubs with his impressive performance for Benfica’s first team after emerging to the fold during last season.
Cuedes made the total of 18 Primeira Liga appearances last term and has so far added eight more in the top tier in Portugal, but is yet to score a goal for his side.
Having just appointed Cesare Prandelli as new manager, Los Che are looking to make further investments to their squad in order to get the club back on track towards success and highly-rated attacking midfielder has been identified as one of the top transfer targets for the winter transfer market.
Valencia have been keeping a close eye on the 19-year-old during the last couple of months and are reported to have made concrete steps towards beating the likes of Manchester United and Arsenal to the signature of the talented Benfica star.