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SportMilitao's agent discusses his future at Porto amid Chelsea links

20:05  06 december  2018
20:05  06 december  2018 Source:   readsport.co

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Chelsea are interested in Porto young star Eder Militao . The 20-year-old is a versatile centre-back who can also feature as a full-back or in the defensive midfielder position. Since his debut against Moreirense in September, he has featured in 14 matches for Porto in both Portuguese Primeira Liga

Chelsea target Eder Militao is happy at FC Porto, his agent has insisted.

The Blues have been linked with a move to sign the defender in recent times as his services continue to become increasingly sought after.

Militao has enjoyed a good season in Liga NOS with his side and has subsequently been subjected to plenty of speculation, with clubs across Europe understood to be battling for his signature.

Chelsea, along with Manchester United and Barcelona, have been touted as a potential destination for the 20-year-old, who arrived at Porto only in the summer transfer window.

Militao's agent discusses his future at Porto amid Chelsea links © Octavio Passos/Getty Images Sport Octavio Passos/Getty Images Sport

The youngster came through the ranks at Sao Paulo and was snapped up by the Portuguese giants after a string of impressive performances in his homeland of Brazil.

United join Everton in pursuit of Eder Militao

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Éder Gabriel Militão (born 18 January 1998) is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Porto . Mainly a right back, he can also play as a central defender or defensive midfielder.

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Militao’s agent has been discussed his client’s future but had bad news for potential suitors who are eyeing him ahead of the January transfer window.

Ulisses Jorge, as quoted by the Manchester Evening News, told O Jogo that the defender is comfortable at Porto amid the speculation of late. He said:

“All these clubs already had interest in Eder when he was at Sao Paulo. Since the player moved to FC Porto, nobody came to me.”

“Eder is very calm, he is happy at Porto and he is not thinking about anything other than Porto.”

Militao's agent discusses his future at Porto amid Chelsea links © Octavio Passos/Getty Images Sport FC Porto v FC Schalke 04 - UEFA Champions League Group D

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