Chelsea have been handed massive blow in the pursuit of Portuguese highly rated midfielder Runen Naves.
The 18-year old midfielder has been a revelation for the Portuguese team FC Porto this season. His outstanding performance has attracted interest from both Chelsea and Liverpool.
Mourinho is believed to be a big admirer of the youngster as he looks forward to securing his services in the summer transfer window.
Speaking to Porto’s official website concerning club president statement about himself, Neves claims he is poised to remain with the Portuguese team till the end of his contract in 2019.
“To hear the president say that he wants to make me a symbol of the club?
“It’s fantastic. This made me feel very proud. Said Neves.
“I am under contract until June 2019 and, at the moment, I am only thinking about the club achieving its goals.”
The youngster had made 12 appearances for FC Porto this season.