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Wolves offered the chance to make Jiménez move permanent


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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Spurs ready to bid £27 million for Benfica left-back

Spurs are ready to bid £27 million for Benfica left-back Alex Grimaldo. That is according to Portuguese publication Record which indicates that the North London side are preparing an offer for the 22-year old who has been attracting interest from all across Europe, with Borussia Dortmund also said to be monitoring developments closely. Spaniard Grimaldo is another graduate of the ...

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Wolves clinch loan deal for Mexican striker

Newly promoted Wolverhampton Wanderers are close to agreeing a season-long loan deal with Portuguese club Benfica for their Mexican striker Raul Jiminez, which includes an option to buy him for £30 million as well. According to Portuguese newspaper Record Wolves will pay Benfica a sum of £4.5 million to take Jiminez on loan for the season, as well as contribute ...

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Arsenal must pay £35 million to sign Mertesacker replacement

According to The Daily Mirror, Arsenal have been told that they must pay at least £35 million to sign Benfica defender Ruben Dias. Arsenal have identified central defence as one area where they need to recruit in the summer, with German Per Mertesacker set to retire and take charge of the club’s Academy system, and team captain Laurent Koscielny turning ...

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United close in on deal for Benfica midfielder

According to talkSPORTRT, Manhester United are closing-in on a £35 million deal for Benfica attacking midfielder Anderson Talisca. The 24-year old Brazilian is currently on loan to Turkish side Besiktas but it appears that Benfica are ready to move him on permanently in the summer. Although Wolverhampton Wanderers currently leading the Championship and hoping for promotion back to the Premier ...

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Arsenal and United eyeing young Benfica star

The Daily Mirror report that Manchester United are ready to rival Arsenal for the signature of Benfica winger Andrija Zivkovic. The 20-year old winger has been attracting attention across Europe, since breaking through at Partizan Belgrade aged just 17, and went on to become the youngest captain in their history, before moving to Benfica in July 2016. He has since ...

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Crystal Palace complete loan signing of Benfica midfielder

The Daily Mail reports that Benfica midfielder Erdal Rakip has joined the South London club on loan for the rest of the season. Rakip, who is of Macedonian and Turkish descent, but plays for Sweden at under-21 international level, only joined Benfica from Swedish club Malmo earlier this month, but they have decided to send him immediately out on loan ...

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Manchester United scout Benfica left-back

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Manchester United reportedly had a scout in Portugal on Saturday night to watch the performance of left-back Alex Grimaldo as Benfica beat Vitoria Setubal. Grimaldo as the latest player to be linked with a move to Old Trafford as United continue to hunt for a long-term solution to what has become a problem position in the team. Luke Shaw is ...

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Football’s Rising Stars – Renato Sanches

The ever efficient Bayern Munich’s transfer dealings completed another good purchase when they acquired Benfica’s Renato Sanches earlier this summer. The young Portuguese star had been linked with a move to Manchester United but ultimately he chose the five-time European champions. Sanches is only 18-year-old, but his reading of the game is well beyond his years. The youngster played only ...

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