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…)

BENFICA REPORTEDLY WANT TO SIGN BOURNEMOUTH STAR DANJUMA

There seem to be a lot of rumors circulating the future of Bournemouth starlet Arnaut Danjuma this summer, with reports linking him with moves to several clubs. The young Netherlands international forward has been a gem for Bournemouth since making his first senior appearance for the club and he has continued to be linked with an exit from the Cherries since then. At such a young age, Danjuma has been regarded as an exciting talent and has also been tipped to have a bright future ahead of him. After his spell with the Bournemouth youth team, he was spotted as one of the most impressive youngsters at the academy and was promoted to the first team.

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Since getting his promotion, he hasn’t looked back and has continued to grow from strength to strength. He was handed his senior debut before the end of last season and is seen as a prospect. However, Bournemouth may have to sell him in the coming days or weeks as it continues to look hard for them to keep hold of the starlet following the continued interest from clubs around Europe. Benfica are not the only club that want to sign Danjuma this summer as he is being chased by Italian Serie A outfits, Lazio and Atalanta.
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LAZIO IN TALKS TO SIGN PLAYER

Italian capital club Lazio are reportedly in talks to sign Spanish left-back Alejandro Grimaldo from Benfica in the Portuguese top flight this summer. This is according to the latest reports from the Portuguese media. It was stated that Lazio want to sign the Benfica defender who has previously been linked to the Spanish La Liga duo of Atletico Madrid and Barcelona.

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The specific report from Portuguese newspaper O Jogo says that Grimaldo has been identified as a player that could strengthen the left side of defence at Lazio with the club keen to back new manager Maurizio Sarri in the transfer market on the back of his appointment this summer.
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EX-BENFICA STARLET ON ROMA RADAR

Lille midfielder Renato Sanches is reportedly on the radar of Italian Serie A outfit AS Roma. According to the publication from Italian media portal chiesaditotti, the Portuguese national team player could be the first signing in the Jose Mourinho managerial era at the club.

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Mourinho was recently appointed the new AS Roma manager and he will take charge of the team as from next season. The former Manchester United and FC Porto boss will take over from Paulo Fonseca who led the capital club to the Europa League semi-finals before they were knocked out by Premier League club Manchester United.
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SPURS MAKE CONTACT WITH BENFICA MANAGER

Premier League giants Tottenham Hotspur have made contact with ex-BenficamanagerRui Vitoria over the vacant manager’s job atthe club. According to journalist Duncan Castles,Spurs have Rui Vitoria on their list of managerial options to replace the sacked Jose Mourinho.

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Rui Vitoria won several titles during his time at Benficaand he’s seen as a possible replacement for compatriot Mourinho.
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Match Preview: Benfica vs Estoril Praia – Team News And Predictions

Portuguese league outfit Benfica know that they have to secure a win over their rivals if they want to secure a smooth passage to the Taca de Portugal final. Standing in their way to achieving this feat is second-tier side Estoril Praia who they will welcome on Thursday night in their semi-final second leg fixture.

Benfica survived a scare in the first leg of this tie after initially going 1-0 down to Estoril but they bounced back comprehensively and secured a 3-1 comeback win to ensure they have the upper hand going into this fixture. Andre Vidigal was the scorer of the early goal for Estoril in the first leg of the encounter before Benfica turned the game on its head with an eventual impressive 3-1 win.
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             Match Preview And Team News For Moreirense vs. Benfica

Portuguese outfit Benfica will travel to their league rivals Moreirense where they will play at the  Parque de Jogos Comendador Joaquim de Almeida Freitas Stadium on Sunday looking to continue their winning run. The home side have also won their last two games on the bounce and will be looking to make it a tough tie for the visiting side.


Moreirense secured a win at League struggles Farense in their last away fixture on Monday while Benfica saw off Estoril Praia in a comfortable 3-1 win in the first leg of their Taca de Portugal semi-final clash that was played last Thursday evening. (more…)