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United set to make release clause for wonder kid

Manchester United are set to meet the £105 million release clause to land Benfica’s Joao Felix. The 19-year old attacking midfielder is wanted by clubs all across Europe, with both Real and Atlético Madrid also monitoring Felix’s situation as well. Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona are also in the hunt for him, whilst Juventus have had a bid of £75 million ...

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Wolves confirm Jiminéz transfer

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The 27-year old forward joined Wolves on a season long loan from Benfica at the start of the present campaign, and has made a big impression during his time at Molineux, scoring 15 goals in 37 games. His form has helped his side to seventh in the table, and an FA Cup semi-final, with the team facing Watford this weekend ...

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United eyeing summer move for Portuguese wonderkid

Manchester United are considering making a summer move for 19 year old João Félix – although it may cost them very big money to sign him. The Portuguese under-21 international is in his first senior season with Benfica, but he has already impressed, drawing comparisons with former club legend Rui Costa, as well as playmaker Deco who had a spell ...

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Wolves offered the chance to make Jiménez move permanent

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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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