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Chelsea keeping close eye on Andre Gomes

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Chelsea keeping close eye on Andre Gomes - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Spanish press today have a report on Andre Gomes transfer saga. The report claim Chelsea have sent scouts to watch him frequently this season.

Chelsea are closely following Benfica midfielder Andre Gomes, who has joined La Liga giants Valencia on a season long loan.

Benfica ready to sell €30m star, Manchester United keen to sign

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Benfica ready to sell €30m star, Manchester United keen to sign - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Nicolas Gaitan is one of those players who get continuously linked with a move to Manchester United. For the past few years, he has been linked with the Red Devils in almost every transfer window and Portugal press do not get tired of reporting his transfer saga.

Di Maria helping Manchester United to land €30m forward

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Di Maria helping Manchester United to land €30m forward - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have been scouting Benfica's Enzo Perez for sometime now. Recently, Argentine newspaper Ovacion claimed that Manchester United are preparing a€30m bid to lure the Argentine to Old Trafford.

Chelsea superstar labels club target the “New Rivaldo”

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Chelsea superstar labels club target the "New Rivaldo" - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Benfica forward Talisca has caught the eye of several top clubs around Europe . According to Le 10 Sport, Chelsea are one of them. The Brazilian was called up to the national side this week, andhis compatriot Oscar showered him with praise after training alongside him.

Striker comments on Arsenal transfer rumours

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Striker comments on Arsenal transfer rumours - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Joel Campbell was one of the best performers for Costa Rica in the FIFA World Cup 2014, however, he has struggled to get regular games for the Gunners that has fuelled lots of Arsenal transfer rumours surrounding his future.

Manchester United prepare bid for €30m Argentine star

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Manchester United prepare bid for €30m Argentine star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It seems as if reports from Argentine Media Outlet Ovacion have claimed that Manchester United are preparing a€30m bid for Benfica midfielder Enzo Perez. We had been covering United's interest in the World Cup star over the summer and earlier this week had reported that Louis Van Gaal is interested to bring the 28 year old to Old Trafford in the upcoming winter transfer window.

Liverpool and Manchester United target signs new deal; Release clause stands at €35m

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Liverpool and Manchester United target signs new deal; Release clause stands at €35m - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool and Manchester United are set to miss out on their transfer target Nicolas Gaitan from Benfica. The 26 year old Argentine who is regarded as one of the hottest property in European Football has signed a contract extension with the Portuguese side until 2018.

Arsenal, Liverpool face mighty French competition to sign ‘amazing’ Brazilian star

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Arsenal, Liverpool face mighty French competition to sign 'amazing' Brazilian star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Benfica's Anderson Talisca is one name that has been doing the rounds in the transfer rumour mill over the past few weeks. The 20 year has been in stunning form this season having hit the back of the net 8 times from 11 appearances with a goal-scoring ratio of 0.

Manchester United scouts impressed with €30m Argentine star, LVG wants him in Jan

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Manchester United scouts impressed with €30m Argentine star, LVG wants him in Jan - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Portuguese League clubs have been intensely scouting players from the Portuguese League in recent years. This summer, we saw Sporting Lisbon defender Marcos Rojo joining Manchester United, while Serbian winger Lazar Markovic has signed for Liverpool from Benfica.

Manchester United interested in €50m Arsenal target; Agent plays down transfer move

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Manchester United interested in €50m Arsenal target; Agent plays down transfer move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Portugal is one of the major hubs in Europe which boasts of a talent pool, rich with young players who destined to become the next big thing in World Football. The search for the 'Next Cristiano Ronaldo' has led to many youngsters being likened to the current Ballon D'Or holder.

Manchester United plotting move for €25m rated Argentine star

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Manchester United plotting move for €25m rated Argentine star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from Portuguese Media Outlet A Bola, Manchester United had sent scouts yesterday to watch Benficamidfielder Enzo Perez at the Estadio da Luz. Benfica beat French side AS Monaco in the group stages of their Champions League encounter to keep alive their hopes of progressing through to the knockout stages.

€45m rated Liverpool and Manchester United target set to sign new contract

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€45m rated Liverpool and Manchester United target set to sign new contract - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Reports from Portuguese media outlet Record have claimed that Liverpool and Manchester United target Nicolas Gaitan is set to sign a contract extension with Benfica. The 26 year old Argentine midfielder has been a long term transfer target for Manchester United while Liverpool also expressed their interest to sign the 26 year old in the summer.

Manchester United set to miss out on €25m rated Argentine midfielder

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Manchester United set to miss out on €25m rated Argentine midfielder - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from the reliable website TMW, Spanish side Valencia are preparing a €30m bid for Benfica's Argentine midfielder Enzo Perez. We had reported in the summer that Manchester United were interested in the World Cup star but any such concrete moves failed to materialize.

Arsenal ready to go all out for £55m left winger

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Arsenal ready to go all out for £55m left winger - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal are showing a "very close" interest in Benfica's highly talented youngsterGoncalo Guedes, but the Gunners could face a tough competition from German giants Bayern Munich. Portugal newspaper Record has published a report on it; an information they get it from Italian and German sources.

Arsenal send scout to watch highly rated Brazilian midfielder

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Arsenal send scout to watch highly rated Brazilian midfielder - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Anderson Talisca is one of the few positives for Benfica this season, as the Eagles shake off their disappointing summer behind with an impressive start to the season. Really this summer hasn't been productive for them.

Arsenal & Liverpool target says ‘Mourinho is a great coach’

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Arsenal & Liverpool target says 'Mourinho is a great coach' - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Benfica fans have had a tough summer this time. Theheart break of losing out in theEuropa League final last season was still acceptable, the loss of several top players from the side this summer was too much to handle.

Nemanja Matic: Chelsea’s Underrated Phenomenon

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Nemanja Matic: Chelsea's Underrated Phenomenon - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

When Nemanja Matic was sold by Chelsea to Benfica in January, 2011 in a swap deal for David Luiz, there was hardly anyone who raised an eyebrow. The scrawny, curly-haired 23 year-old had only made 3 appearance for the Blues in all competitions in one and half years, and with competition for places in midfield fiercer than ever, the Serbian was not expected to break into the side anytime soon.

Arsenal transfer deal collapsed for just €2m, player was ready with suitcases to travel

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Arsenal transfer deal collapsed for just €2m, player was ready with suitcases to travel - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsene Wenger openly claimed in the media that Arsenal won't be selling young striker Joel Campbell in the summer. That should have ended all speculations. For those Arsenal fans, who kept on reminding us this that since a manager of the club has said it, rest of the media stories are all fabricated, we have a name for you: Jose Mourinho.

Arsenal Could Be Set For Late Transfer Talks With Portuguese Giants

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Arsenal Could Be Set For Late Transfer Talks With Portuguese Giants - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

This season's transfer deadline day is a very important day for Arsene Wenger and Arsenal. Having lost Olivier Giroud until the New Year through injury, it is absolutely imperative for the Gunners to bring in reinforcements up front to have a real chance of challenging for silverware.

Arsenal set to confirm player transfer on deadline day?

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Arsenal set to confirm player transfer on deadline day? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Transfer deadline day looms large for Arsenal. While the Gunner are in desperate need of a striker, reports from Portuguese media outlet O Jogo has published a story in wee hours of the night claiming that Joel Campbell has urged manager Arsene Wenger to let him leave the London club.

Agent holding talks to push through Arsenal transfer

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Agent holding talks to push through Arsenal transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The injury to Olivier Giroud has disrupted Arsenal's transfer plans to a certain extent. Arsene Wenger was happy with the current crop of strikers he has at disposal, but the Frenchman's injury has forced him to look for options elsewhere.

Wenger’s decision crucial for Arsenal to confirm striker transfer

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Wenger's decision crucial for Arsenal to confirm striker transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Reports from Portuguese media outlet O Jogo claim Arsenal striker Joel Campbell could join Benfica if manager Arsene Wenger gives the green light for the transfer. The reports claims that the Costa Rican has been looked up by Benfica manager Jorge Jesus as the perfect replacement for Rodrigo Moreno who joined Valencia.

Manchester United’s big money target set to negotiate contract deals

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Manchester United's big money target set to negotiate contract deals - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Portugal newspaper Record last week published couple of articles where they claimed that Manchester United could make a late attempt to sign their long term target Benfica winger Nicolas Gaitan.

Portuguese club willing to business with Arsenal, all depends on Wenger

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Portuguese club willing to business with Arsenal, all depends on Wenger - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsene Wenger has urged not to 'panic' following Olivier Giroud's injury, but even the Frenchman knows he has limited options at hand. There is a high possibility that Wenger might delve into the transfer market in the next four days.

Chelsea reach agreement for Dutch midfielder, move highly likely

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Chelsea reach agreement for Dutch midfielder, move highly likely - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea have reached an agreement with AC Milan for the possible loan move of Dutch midfielder Marco van Ginkel, who has also been targeted by Portugal club Benfica.

Reliable journalist GDM claim that it is up to the player to decide, whether he will stay at Stamford Bridge and fight for places or will join Milan on loan where he will get regular games under belt.

Manchester United make official bid for Argentine winger

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Manchester United make official bid for Argentine winger - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Benfica like other major Portugal clubs are a selling club. They have sold some of their star players already like Ezequiel Garay and Lazar Markovic in the past 12 months and could lose Argentine winger Nicolas Gaitan as well this summer.

Manchester United to make formal move for €45m long term target

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Manchester United to make formal move for €45m long term target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have lodged a formal offer for their long term target Nicolas Gaitan. It was back in April 2012, Jason Burt of the The Telegraphpublished the story that says Manchester United had agreed a deal to sign Gaitan.

Arsenal

Arsenal linked with £36m wantaway Argentina star

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Although January seems a long way away, there are still many Arsenal transfer rumours flying around. Arsene Wenger has made it clear that he intends to strengthen the defence in the upcoming transfer window, but the Daily Star reckons that Arsenal are intending to bid for the Benfica and Argentina star midfielder Nicolas Gaitan, who [.

Arsenal + Liverpool target Brazilian attacking midfielder

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Arsenal + Liverpool target Brazilian attacking midfielder - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal and Liverpool have today been linked with Benfica attacking midfielder Anderson Talisca.

The Brazilian is taking the Portuguese Primeira Liga by storm following his €4 million move to Lisbon over the summer.

Champions League Re-Cap All The Winners And Losers From Day 1

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Champions League football once again made a glorious return and it was last season's victors, Real Madrid, who provided the biggest win of match day 1, defeating Basel 5-1. Elsewhere, Liverpool made a triumphant return to Europe's premier club competition after years dwelling in the abyss, managing to scrape through with a 2-1 victory over Ludogrets, their first match in five or so years.

Is Campbell’s agent harming his career at Arsenal?

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A lot of the Arsenal transfer talk during the summer, especially during the World Cup finals in Brazil, was about Joel Campbell and whether the young Costa Rica forward would finally get his chance to play for Arsenal after signing for the club in 2011 but spending the next three seasons at various clubs on [.

Benfica bid for Arsenal striker

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Benfica bid for Arsenal striker - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Portuguese Primeira Liga champions Benfica are continuing their pursuit of Arsenal striker Joel Campbell, according to reports.

With reports that the Gunners are set to take Danny Welbeck from fellow Premier League side Manchester United, the Portuguese giants are hoping they can get the Costa Rican striker.

Manchester United

Man Utd flop Bebe will shine like Chelsea star Matic, says Benfica boss

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Manchester United flop Bebe will develop his game and could yet reach the very top, claims Benfica boss Jorge Jesus. Often cited as the ultimate...

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Di Maria: I’ve dreamed of United since I was 13

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Angel di Maria is on his way from Madrid to Manchester to complete a medical then sign for United.

Back in November 2009, when still a Benfica player, Di Maria claimed he dreamed of one day getting to play for United.

The following summer he signed for Real Madrid but after four years at the Bernabeu, winning six trophies, he's now making the move to Manchester.

La Liga

The 10 Series – Class of 2013 Review: Rating our pick of 10 La Liga best young players for 2013

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After picking out 10 youngsters to watch in six of Europe's top leagues last season, The 10 Series is back on Just Football reviewing how those players got on and selecting 60 best youngsters to watch in 2014/15.

Losers Of The 2014 Summer Transfer Window

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1. Real Madrid

Players In

James Rodriguez-£63million

Toni Kroos-£27million

Keylor Navas-£9million

Javier Hernandez-Loan

Players Out

Angel di Maria-£59.7million

Alvaro Morata-£17million

Xabi Alonso-£9million

Nuri Sahin-£6million

Casemiro-Loan

Diego Lopez-Free Transfer

It seems rather difficult to say a team who have just signed James Rodriguez and Toni Kroos are losers in the transfer market but bear with me.

4 Unheralded players ready to take this La Liga Season By Storm

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4 Unheralded players ready to take this La Liga Season By Storm - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

With the 2014-2015 on the verge of starting, and many of the big names hogging the headlines, this is the chance to tae a look at 4 less fancied players who will no doubt take Spanish football by storm this campaign, so take a look as this lot are sure to entertain La Liga's fan throughout the coming campaign.

The Rest

3 to See: Derbies in Argentina, Portugal and the start of Serie A

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3 to See: Derbies in Argentina, Portugal and the start of Serie A is a post from: Just Football

The last of Europe's major five leagues gets underway this weekend and we're tipping title-chasing Roma's clash with Fiorentina as the pick of the Serie A fixture list.

Cesar to sign with Benfica after leaving QPR by mutual consent

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By RYAN TOLMICH

After spending part of the summer on-loan with Toronto FC, Julio Cesar is moving on to his next team.

The Brazilian goalkeeper is set to sign with Portuguese side Benfica after it was announced Tuesday that Cesarhad endedhis timewith QPR by mutual consent.

Lema do Celta de Vigo é jogar “con tesón”

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Estive recentemente em Vigo e aproveitei para passar pelo Estádio dos Balaídos, a "casa" do clube mais representativo da cidade, o Celta, que regressou principal Liga espanhola na época 2012/2013. Depois de ter visto a imagem do russo Aleksandr Mostovoi em destaque numa das portas do recinto, dirigi-me zona do bar do clube onde me deparei com a letra do hino do clube:
"Ala Celta a demostrar,
por historia e tradición,
que o teu lema é nobre xogo, afouteza e corazón.