TOTTENHAM PLANNING TO SIGN BENFICA TARGET JOAO PALINHA

Tottenham could be ready to bid for Sporting CP midfielder Joao Palhinha amid interest from Premier League rivals. According to Jornal de Noticias (h/t Sport Witness), Tottenham are interested in signing Portuguese midfielder Joao Palhinha in the summer and plan to make a bid to test Sporting CP’s resolve.


Tottenham could be entering into a decisive transfer market in recent years, with Antonio Conte expected to spearhead the charge. Spurs will surely be hoping to qualify for the Champions League through league standings to boast better chances to attract players they want. (more…)

PREMIER LEAGUE TARGET SPEAKS ON FUTURE

Benfica striker Darwin Nunez has refused to rule out a move away from his Portuguese club this summer in his latest interview as monitored by English publication Daily Star. When asked about his future at Benfica shortly after the second leg clash with hosts Liverpool in the Champions League quarterfinals, Premier League target Nunez said that his focus is on Benfica at the moment before adding that we will see at the end of the season.

Uruguayan international Nunez is widely regarded as one of the best young strikers on the European football scene and he showed his qualities as a striker over the course of the two legs against Liverpool in the last eight as far as this season’s Champions League campaign is concerned. (more…)

BENFICA HANDED TOUGH LIVERPOOL TEST

Benfica have been very impressive in the UEFA Champions League (UCL) this season and they are deserving of their place as one of the best eight teams in the world.


Portuguese giants Benfica were responsible for the demotion of Barcelona from the Champions League to the Europa League after they finished ahead of the Catalan giants in Group E as far as the group stage campaign this season is concerned. German Bundesliga outfit Bayern Munich finished at the top of Group E ahead of Benfica, Barcelona and Dynamo Kyiv of Ukraine in that order. (more…)

BENFICA IS IN A BLOODY MESS

It seems like the trouble at the Estadio de Luz is not ending anytime soon. Benfica recently parted ways with Jesus Jorge with a poor form in results the straw that breaks the camel’s back in this saga. The Portuguese has been at loggerheads with key figures at the club, and it was always a matter of time before it happens.

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Elsewhere there’s regret on the option to buy clause that was stated in Jota’s loan move to Celtic. Jota was seen as surplus to requirements in the summer by Jesus Jorge, and the player had to leave on a year loan deal to the Celtics. Celtics signed the player but also included an obligation to buy the player for just £6m. When the deal was made, this seemed like the perfect deal for all parties involved.
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BENFICA PLOTTING MOVE FOR BAGGIES STARLET

Portuguese giants Benfica are reportedly one of many big European teams eyeing a move for West Brom starlet Quevin Castro. The interest of Benfica in Portuguese talent Castro was confirmed by Suffolk News and that a lot of teams from his native Portugal are keeping an eye on his progress with the Baggies.

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Castro, 20, appeared on the radar of big Portuguese teams such as Sporting Braga and Benficaafter having him watched by their scouts during the Carabao Cup second round clash with North London giants Arsenal in August. Arsenal skipper Pierre-EmerickAubameyang scored three times on the way to a 6-0 away win over the Baggies. Alexandre Lacazette, Nicholas Pepe and Bukayo Saka were the other goalscorers for the Gunners as they sealed a spot in the third round of the competition as a result of the heavy win over West Brom. Castro was given a start during the game against Arsenal.
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REINER JESUS ON BENFICA RADAR – REPORT

Real Madrid loanee Reiner Jesus is attracting the interest of Portuguese Super League giants Benfica according to the latestmedia reports in his native Brazil. The interest of Benficawas revealed by Brazilian media portal Coluna do Fla. Reiner Jesus could be given a route out of his frustrations at Borussia Dortmund whom he joined on loan from Spanish La Liga giants Real Madrid at the start of the season.

Reiner Jesus has struggled to make an impact at Borussia Dortmund since his loan transfer from Real Madrid and Portuguese giants Benfica could offer him a lifeline when the January transfer window reopens in the next few weeks.Brazilian playmaker Reiner Jesus could join Benfica on loan if he agrees a deal with the UEFA Champions League campaigners. (more…)

NUNEZ ON RADAR OF GERMAN CLUBS

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Benfica striker Darwin Nunez is on the radar of German Bundesliga teams according to a report from fussball transfers. It was reported that the German top flight duo of Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen are monitoring the situation of the Uruguayan international striker at Portuguese giants Benfica.

Nunez, 22, has been attracting interest from bothBayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich for some time as reported by the aforementioned publication. The Benfica star is in hot demand and both Bayern and Leverkusen have already made an inquiry on the player. (more…)