Chelsea chasing Enzo Fernández and Moisés Caicedo deals
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Chelsea chasing Enzo Fernández and Moisés Caicedo deals

Chelsea is not done with its January shopping spree, and Enzo Fernández and Moisés Caicedo are next on the wish list. The pair of midfielders play for Benfica and Brighton respectively. According to The Guardian, Todd Boehly and company want to shore up the midfield with what could be two expensive signings. Chelsea already submitted […]

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/ 7 days ago

Chelsea chasing Enzo Fernández and Moisés Caicedo deals

Chelsea is not done with its January shopping spree, and Enzo Fernández and Moisés Caicedo are next on the wish list. The pair of midfielders play for Benfica and Brighton respectively. According to The Guardian, Todd Boehly and company want to shore up the midfield with what could be two expensive signings. Chelsea already submitted […]

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/ 25 days ago

Benfica boss labels Chelsea 'disrespectful' over Fernandez talks

Benfica head coach Roger Schmidt had made some interesting comments regarding the Chelsea attempts to land Enzo Fernandez. The Benfica boss claims that the Blues acted like they would pay the player's full release clause, but then wanted to enter negotiations to drive the price down. Fernandez currently has a $126 million release clause with […]

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/ 33 days ago

Chelsea ready to sign Enzo Fernández in January window

Chelsea are supposedly set to splash the cash on Enzo Fernández. The Evening Standard claim that the Blues are content to trigger the midfielder's release clause at Benfica. This fee would be in the region of $125 million. Fernández was one of the breakout stars of the World Cup with Argentina. The 21-year-old central midfielder […]

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/ 97 days ago

Juventus drop out of Champions League with Benfica loss

Juventus have officially been knocked out of the Champions League group stage. The Italian giants were beaten 4-3 by Benfica on Tuesday night. It will be the first time in nine years that Juve fail to reach the UCL knockout rounds. The Serie A club seemed to sleepwalk for much of the game in Portugal. […]

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/ 160 days ago

Benfica's Neres ends Dynamo Kyiv's Champions League hopes

Paris (AFP) – Benfica cruised into the group stage of the Champions League after overrunning Dynamo Kyiv 3-0 in the second leg of their playoff on Tuesday thanks to David Neres' assist and goal. The two-time European champions from Portugal will be in the draw on Thursday while Dynamo will be in the Europa League. […]
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/ 174 days ago

Youngsters Fernandez, Araujo help Benfica into Champions League play-offs

Paris (AFP) – Two-time former champions Benfica beat Mitjylland 3-1 on Tuesday to win 7-2 on aggregate and reach the final Champions League qualifying play-off round. Young midfielder Enzo Fernandez and 20-year-old striker Henrique Araujo scored before Pione Sisto responded for the Danes. Argentinian Fernandez, 21, and Araujo were making just their second European appearances […]
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/ 202 days ago

Former Benfica coach Rui Vitoria takes over Egypt national team

Cairo (AFP) – Egypt has named Rui Vitoria, formerly of Portugal's Benfica, as the coach for its national team after Ehab Galal was sacked, according to a statement on Tuesday. "The Egyptian Football Association has reached a final deal with Portuguese Rui Vitoria to lead the Egyptian national team for the next four years," the […]
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/ 202 days ago

Former Benfica coach Rui Vitoria takes over Egypt national

Cairo (AFP) – Egypt has named Rui Vitoria, formerly of Portugal's Benfica, as the coach for its national team after Ehab Galal was sacked, according to a statement on Tuesday. "The Egyptian Football Association has reached a final deal with Portuguese Rui Vitoria to lead the Egyptian national team for the next four years," the […]
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/ 232 days ago

Liverpool close to sealing deal for Benfica forward Nunez: reports

London (AFP) – Liverpool are reportedly close to signing Benfica's Uruguay striker Darwin Nunez in a deal which could be worth up to £85 million ($104 million). The Premier League club have been in talks with Benfica for several weeks and Liverpool's new sporting director Julian Ward is believed to have finally negotiated a swoop […]
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/ 268 days ago

Porto win at Benfica to seal Portuguese title

Lisbon (AFP) – Zaidu Sanusi scored in added time on Saturday as Porto clinched their 30th Portuguese league title with a 1-0 victory away to Benfica. The result also guarantees that last year's champions Sporting will finish second, and qualify for the Champions League group stage, with Benfica third. Nigerian left-back Zaidu struck on a […]
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/ 302 days ago

Benfica target another European scalp against Liverpool

Lisbon (AFP) – Benfica face a gargantuan task in the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday but after already knocking out Barcelona and Ajax, there is belief they can spring another surprise against Liverpool. Many circled Benfica as the kindest opponent available when the draw was made in Nyon last month, with this the furthest the […]
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