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Have Spurs found a striker at last?

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Spurs may have finally found the striker that they have been looking for all summer. Having been linked with a host of names to fill the role of back-up to Harry Kane, they are now closing in on a loan move for Benfica striker Carlos Vinicius. Any agreement is likely to agree an option to buy for £36 million. The ...

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Otamendi set for Benfica move

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Nicolas Otamendi is set to join Benfica as part of the deal that will see Rúben Dias move the other way for the English club in a record deal. The Argentine defender is valued at 13.75 million and still has two years left on his current deal at the Etihad. He is set to sign a three-year deal with the ...

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City negotiating for Benfica defender

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Manchester City are in talks to sign Rúben Dias. Pep Guardiola wants a right-sided central defender, having decided previously not to replace Vincent Kompany who retired at the end of the 2018 – 2019 season. He has been linked with a host of names, including Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly, and Atlético Madrid’s José Giménez, but they are unwilling to meet the ...

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Pereira linked with Old Trafford exit

Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira has been linked with a summer move away from the club. The 24-year-old has seen his chances limited since the arrival of Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon in January and wants to play first-team football regularly. Both Benfica and Valencia are reported to be interested in signing him. And, although Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would like ...

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Vertonghen completes Benfica move

Former Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen has completed a move to Benfica. The 33-year-old Belgian international left the North London club last month when his contract came to an end after making over 300 appearances for them. He had been linked with a host of clubs, including Roma, Inter Milan, and Napoli, with former club Ajax also showing an interest in ...

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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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