Liverpool poised to snatch £16million Manchester United target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Seemingly flushed with their success of playing pacey front men, as the like of Suarez and Sturridge tear up defences throughout the Premier League, Liverpool are reported to be keen on adding more firepower of a similar type by pursuing Argentine wide man Nicolas Gaitan from Benfica,
Manchester United are also noted to be keen on the player, but at 26 years old and priced at around £16million he hardly looks a snip.
Nemanja Matic returns to complete Chelsea's midfield jigsaw - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Although he made his official 'second debut' by coming on late in the game against Manchester United, Nemanja Matic started against Stoke City in the FA Cup tie this Sunday and, very much as he should I guess, looked right at home.
Manchester United eye move for Gaitan to partner Mata? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United are targeting Benfica' attacking midfielder Nico Gaitan according to the Portuguese press, with David Moyes looking to continue the club's attacking revamp this January.
United are expected to complete the signing of Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata later on today, and according to Portuguese newspaper 'Record', the club are also looking to bring in Benfica's Gaitan, in what would be the start of a new-look midfield.
The Transfer Lens Rodrigo to Arsenal? Berisha to Liverpool? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
I've noticed that there's been a phenomenal amount of Manchester United gossip recently. The rumour mills have reached fever pitch over who David Moyes will sign this month/week/hour. Does that tell you more about how attractive a club United still are, or more about the dire state of the current United squad?
Chelsea officially announced the signing of Nemanja Matic from Benfica today, for a sum of £21million. Matic, an attacking midfielder, was previously on the books of Chelsea from 2009 to 2011 but only made two league appearances for the Blues.
In January, 2011, Matic was used as a makeweight to help Chelsea sign David Luiz on transfer deadline day from Benfica.
Confirmed: Nemanja Matic seals €25m Chelsea return - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea have completed the signing of Benfica midfielder Nemanja Matic, who returns to Stamford Bridge after three years in Portugal for a reported fee of€25m.
The 25-year-old confirmed yesterday that he was leaving Benfica during a heart-felt interview with Portuguese newspaper 'A Bola', and today finalised the deal after completing a medical at Chelsea's Cobham headquarters.
Nemanja Matic 'Chelsea-bound' after farewell interview - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Nemanja Matic, expected to complete his £22m move from Benfica to Chelsea today, has given a final interview to Portuguese newspaper A Bola about his time at the Estádio da Luz, how he feels about leaving the club, and his desire to prove himself in a better league.
Chelsea's tactical plan for Nemanja Matic - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea are on the verge of re-signing Benfica's highly rated midfielder Nemanja Matic. If the reports are to be believed, a deal has already been agreed between both the clubs, while the player would undergo a medical in few days.
Chelsea: £22m midfield maestro will undergo medical - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea are all set to re-sign Nemanja Matic from Benfica for an eye-catching fee of around £22m, according to reports from The Guardian.
The Blues sold the player three years ago in a part exchange deal that saw David Luiz coming to Stamford Bridge, and now they are on the verge of re-signing their former midfielder, who has had a phenomenal season for Benfica thus far.
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Manchester United could be beaten to long-term transfer target Ezequiel Garay by Russian side Zenit St Petersburg. The Benfica defender has been viewed as Rio Ferdinand's successor for some time at Old Trafford. But despite rumours almost every transfer window, United are yet to tie-up a deal for the Argentina international.
Liverpool's hunt for midfield options goes on, with the Reds reportedly weighing up a £12.4m move for Benfica's Andre Gomes. Brendan Rodgers appears to have been banking on Basel's Mohamed Salah becoming his main January signing but, having lost out to Chelsea, is now looking at other options. That's taken them to 20-year-old Gomes.
Arsenal are one of three clubs in the running to sign Benfica's Rodrigo, according to reports in Portugal. The Gunners will go up against Valencia and Zenit St Petersburg in an attempt to land the 22-year-old, who had a loan spell at Bolton in 2010/11. The Russian side are rumoured to have had a £25m [.
Benfica have confirmed the transfer of midfielder Nemanja Matic to Chelsea in a €25m deal. Update: Having been pipped to the announcement by Benfica, Chelsea have now confirmed the news, too. The Serbia international has signed a five-and-a-half-year contract at Stamford Bridge. We're delighted to announce the signing of Nemanja Matic from Benfica.
Benfica midfielder Nemanja Matic has already gone public to say that he has played his last game for the club and on his way to Chelsea. Little wonder then that the 26-year-old has popped up in London. The Serbia international was spotted arriving at the airport, and then snapped as he made his way to [.
Benfica midfielder Nemanja Matic has confirmed he will complete a move to Chelsea in the coming days. The Serbia international has been widely linked with a return to the Blues in recent days and the 26-year-old has now revealed that the rumours are true. He told Portuguese paper A Bola: "Yes, it was my [.
Chelsea will secure the €25m return of Benfica midfielder Nemanja Matic on Tuesday, according to reports in the Portuguese media. Newspapers Record, A Bola and O Jogo all agree that the Serbia international is bound for Stamford Bridge and expect the deal to be tied up tomorrow. Matic, who left the Blues as a makeweight [.
Manchester United are rumoured to be on the verge of signing long-term transfer target Ezequiel Garay. But it could be another six months before the Benfica defender joins he clubs. The Argentina international, viewed as Rio Ferdinand's successor, has been linked with United for almost two years. Both Sir Alex Ferguson and David Moyes are [.
Being as it was their first game after Eusebio's sad passing, every single Benfica player took to the pitch for Sunday's O Classico derby against Porto with Eusebio's name printed on the back of their shirt in tribute to the club legend beating their arch rivals 2-0 (in a game they really, really had to win) thanks to goals from Eusebio and Eusebio.
News coming in form Portugal that Newcastle have had a €10M (£8.2M) bid for Filip Duricic rejected by Benfica, and that seems to us a high bid for the player who turned 22 yesterday. Filip Duricic €10M bid turned down by Benfica Benfica signed the attacking midfielder from Heerenveen for just €6M last summer, [.
With Benfica midfielder Nemanja Matic undergoing a medical at Chelsea, we look at what he will add to the Blues. Jose Mourinho has decided to bring Nemanja Matic back to Chelsea for a second spell at the Stamford Bridge. Spending £22m on a defensive midfielder is a big price to pay but, as always, the [.