Felix is a match-winner, claims Suarez

Sat 07 November 2020 | 17:32

Luis Suarez who joined Atletico Madrid this summer believes that Joao Felix is a match winner for the Spanish side.

Joao Felix


Atletico Madrid

from Benfica two years ago to replace

Antoine Griezmann

who left the Madrid side to join the rivals,


. The 20 years old Portuguese international did not have a good first season at Atletico.

However he scored 3 goals and got 1 assist so far this season. He already scored 2 goals in the Champions League while he scored 3 goals in all of the Champions League matches last year.

Luis Suarez

obviously fully backs the young player.

"He hasn't surprised me, because back when he was at Benfica he had already set about showing what a class player he is at a very young age,"


told AS.

"It's not easy when you move abroad, but in his first year, which was about settling in here, he produced moments of real quality.

"I think that this season he's really starting to get the fans excited. He feels full of confidence and, if the rest of us give him the help and support he needs, he can be a match-winner.

"But we can't place all the responsibility on his shoulders. If we work as a team and everyone does their bit, that'll have a beneficial effect on him and everyone around him."



is already starting to 

source: SportMob