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Tag Archives: Benfica

Liverpool look to Nunez to fill Mane Void

Having lost the productive striker Sadio Mane to Bayern Munich, Liverpool have been scouring the world’s top leagues for an effective replacement. The man charged with covering for the departing Senegalese forward is Benfica’s Darwin Nunez but have the Reds made the right choice? It had been rumoured that manager Jurgen Klopp had been scouting his former player Robert Lewandowski. The two had previously been together at Borussia Dortmund but the Polish international chose to switch to Barcelona instead. Lewandowski was a more proven and prolific striker so, can the more inexperienced Nunez fill the gap? Darwin’s Evolution Darwin Nunez joins …

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On March 15, Ajax hosts Benfica in the second leg of the 1/8 final of the Champions League

Benfica head coach Nelson Verissimo shared his expectations from the second leg of the 1/8 Champions League final with Ajax. “We have to play at a high level to overcome such a difficult obstacle as Ajax. But we believe we can beat Ajax. I already said this before the first game, which probably many did not believe. Ajax will have a difficult time with us. We also have a difficult game ahead of us,” the UEFA press service quotes the coach. The head coach of Ajax Amsterdam, Eric ten Hag, expressed his opinion about the return game of the 1/8 Champions League …

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Nineteen years without a win. How Sporting went to the long-awaited championship

When the referee signalled the end of the Sporting and Boavista match at Jose Alvalada, the stands were empty, but there was no silence. Fireworks were already exploding in the sky, and thousands of fans were shouting outside the stadium. President Frederico Varandas embraced others with tears in his eyes. “Sporting” still managed — champions of Portugal. The last time he won, a young 17-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo learned the basics of football at the academy. 19 years of waiting Portuguese football has always been divided into three grandees — the so-called Os Três Grandes, or “big three”. Sporting, Benfica, Porto. In …

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Jean-Clair Todibo Is Set To Return To Barcelona

Barcelona, Benfica, Jean-Clair Todibo

Barcelona is plotting a return for Jean-Clair Todibo, who is currently on loan at Benfica, according to reports. The Catalan giants have been hit by injuries in the 2020–21 season. This has made head coach Ronald Koeman run out of options for his defensive line. All four key center-backs are now sidelined with Gerard Pique not available for several months. The situation has already triggered rumors the La Liga side will eye new candidates in January to bolster their squad. However, lack of funds is a real problem. It is said that Jean-Clair Todibo could be coming back to Barca …

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Benfica Confirm Carlos Vinicius To Join Tottenham On Initial Loan

‎Carlos Vinicius, Benfica, Tottenham,Premier League

Carlos Vinicius has agreed to move to Hotspur Stadium on loan, Benfica have confirmed. Vinicius’ arrival means that Tottenham will finally have another striker to reduce the burden on Harry Kane. The Brazilian forward joined Benfica not very long ago, having spent the previous campaign on loan at Monaco and Rio Ave from Napoli. However, he enjoyed a breakout season, scoring 24 goals in all matches. Tottenham will spend £2.7 million to secure the move, with the contract including an option to purchase Vinicius for a total price of £40.9 million next year. The 25-year-old is the second footballer Spurs …

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Leeds-Linked Michy Batshuayi Is Reportedly Offered To Benfica

Michy Batshuayi, Leeds, Benfica, Chelsea, Premier League

Whatever happens to Leeds United this season, the club’s fans will remember the bizarre rumors about Edinson Cavani for a while. Andrea Radrizzani’s comments reported by Football Italia in July intrigued the whole football world. The owner of Leeds suggested that the Whites would be happy to have Cavani in the team. Unfortunately for football lovers who did want to see Cavani end up at Elland Road, it seemed that Marcelo Bielsa’s club were going to miss out to Benfica. However, Cavani’s potential move to the Portuguese sidefailed due to his enormous wage demands. According to reports, Benfica have found …

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Benfica And Valencia Want To Sign Man Utd Midfielder Andreas Pereira

Andreas Pereira, Man Utd, Benfica, Valencia

Midfielder Andreas Pereira may leave Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s side despite his long-term contract with the club. According to reports, both Benfica and Valencia want to have the 24-year-old footballer in their teams. Pereira has been out of favor at the team since the second part of the 2019–20 season after Bruno Fernandes’ arrival and it seems Manchester United doesn’t need him at Old Trafford anymore. The Brazilian international renewed his contract with United in 2019, but ESPN suggests that he wants to play regular football and will leave the Premier League club soon. He may move permanently or on loan, …

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Ederson Almost Quit Football After Suffering Depression

It seems highly unlikely that anybody would doubt the capability of Ederson Moraes if you take a look at the commanding game plays of Manchester City. However, there is a theme quite recurrent in his life till now apart from the increasing number of tattoos in 6ft 2 inches body. He has always been able to prove people wrong with his performance. At Sao Paulo, along with the academy bosses who had left these players depressed and crushed for a month when he was 15 years old by throwing his out without any good reason since they believed that his …

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UCL 2015–16 Quarter Final Draw Results | Round Of 8 Fixtures

UCL 2015-16 quarter final draw results

Here is the quarter final draw result of UCL 2015–16. The UEFA Champions League have reached the round of 8 or quarter final round. Remaining two teams Barcelona and Bayern Munich joined the previous six teams after defeating Arsenal and Juventus respectively. The fixtures for quarter final round have been announced by the governing body of European football. Defending champions Barcelona are dominating football, while Real Madrid are in pretty good form. On the other hand Bayern Munich are also one of the strongest contenders of the title. Champions League 2015–16 Quarter Final Draw Results The draw was conducted at …

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Benfica Vs PSG 10–12 Match Preview, Time, Portugal & Paris Telecast

Benfica Vs Paris Saint Germain [PSG] is an upcoming match of UEFA Champions league 2013–14 tournament. This is the last match of both teams of group stage. The away team PSG has qualified for next round which is round of 16. Home team have to win this match for qualification of Round of 16. If the Portuguese club losses this match, then results of Olympiacos & RSC Anderlecht will decide who is going to next round. Find Benfica Vs Paris Saint Germain Match Preview with time & Telecast channels in India & France right over here.

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PSG Vs Benfica: Match Preview of 02-10-2013 UCL, head to head

Parc des Princes is waiting for its next home team match of Paris Saint Germain Vs Benfica. PSG, after beating Olympiakos in first match of group stage will now face this Portuguese club. Paris SG won its Last Champions league match on home ground of Olympiakos by huge margin of 4–1. Find match preview with scheduled date, time & venue for this upcoming game. PARIS SAINT GERMAIN VS BENFICA MATCH SCHEDULE Competition Champions league 2013–14 Round Group Stage 1st phase Date 02-Oct-2013 (GMT) & 03-Oct-2013 Time 6: 45pm (GMT) & 12:15 (IST) Stadium Parc des Princes Capacity 60,000 Home team …

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