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David Luiz takes large pay cut

David Luiz has taken a large pay cut to stay at Arsenal for another season. Many Gunners fans thought the Brazilian had played his last game for the club after his disastrous cameo against Manchester City earlier this month, which saw him make a mistake for the first goal, and concede the penalty which led to the second, earning himself ...

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Luiz linked with Benfica move

David Luiz has been linked with a return to Benfica, the first European club that he played for before moving to Chelsea in January 2011. It was revealed last week that, contrary to the understanding of most people, the defender’s current deal at Arsenal expires on June 30th, and, although there is an option for another year, Arsenal are not ...

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Gedson Fernandes set for Spurs move

Benfica midfielder Gedson Fernandes has had a medical at Tottenham Hotspur ahead of agreeing an 18 month loan deal to the Premier League club. The 21 year old box-to-box midfielder is set to become Jose Mourinho’s first signing since he took over as Spurs manager last November. Fernandes joined the academy system at Benfica as a 9 year old, and ...

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United interested in Benfica midfielder

Manchester United are interested in signing Benfica midfielder Gedson Fernandes. The 20 year old has been on United’s radar for some time, and there were even some suggestions that they were ready to make a bid for him last summer. That did not materialise but now there are reports that representatives of the player are in the UK, trying to ...

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Lindelof in line for contract extension

Manchester United’s Swedish defender Victor Lindelof is in line for a lucrative new contract which will see him effectively double his wages. A £30 million summer signing from Benfica, he had a shaky start to his United career, and was in and out of the side. And, earlier in the summer, he was even linked with a move away to ...

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United set to make release clause for wonder kid

Manchester United are set to meet the £105 million release clause to land Benfica’s Joao Felix. The 19-year old attacking midfielder is wanted by clubs all across Europe, with both Real and Atlético Madrid also monitoring Felix’s situation as well. Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona are also in the hunt for him, whilst Juventus have had a bid of £75 million ...

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Wolves confirm Jiminéz transfer

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The 27-year old forward joined Wolves on a season long loan from Benfica at the start of the present campaign, and has made a big impression during his time at Molineux, scoring 15 goals in 37 games. His form has helped his side to seventh in the table, and an FA Cup semi-final, with the team facing Watford this weekend ...

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United eyeing summer move for Portuguese wonderkid

Manchester United are considering making a summer move for 19 year old João Félix – although it may cost them very big money to sign him. The Portuguese under-21 international is in his first senior season with Benfica, but he has already impressed, drawing comparisons with former club legend Rui Costa, as well as playmaker Deco who had a spell ...

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Wolves offered the chance to make Jiménez move permanent

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Wolves will be offered the chance to sign Mexican forward Raúl Jiménez on a permanent basis in the summer. That is according to The Mirror who report that Jiménez’s parent club are prepared to sanction the summer sale of Jiménez at a cost of £30 million. The Mexican international joined the Midlands outfit on a year-long loan at the start ...

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Newcastle wants to sign Greek midfielder

Newcastle United wants to sign Greek international midfielder Andreas Samaris from Benfica when the transfer window opens again in January. According to The Mirror, The Tyneside club made an enquiry about Samaris in the summer but were deterred by the transfer fee, which was said to be £10 million. However, the 29-year old is out of contract next summer in ...

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