Scout Report: Cristian Arango

Cristian Arango

Cristian Arango has been heavily linked with Benfica for several months now, and reports emerging from Portugal and Colombia suggest that his transfer is imminent. So who is Arango, and what will he bring to Benfica? We asked South American football expert Jordan Russell.




Scout Report: Chris Willock

Chris Willock

According to the Portuguese press, Arsenal starlet Chris Willock is poised for a surprise move to Benfica B. We caught up with Mosope Ominiyi, youth team correspondent of the Arsenal fansite Daily Cannon, to get the lowdown on the teenage forward.




Lindelöf and Marçal head lengthy list of summer departures

Victor Lindelöf

The 2016/17 season may have finished just four weeks ago, but there has already been a flurry of transfer activity since the Eagles hoisted the Portuguese cup at the Estádio do Jamor. Thus far, Haris Seferović and Filip Krovinović have been the highest profile arrivals, while Alex Pinto and Alan Júnior were recruited to bolster the B team.




Opinion: What Krovinović will bring to Benfica

Filip Krovinović

Filip Krovinović had an impressive 2016/17 season with Rio Ave, but he is still far from a household name. We spoke to Croatian football expert @CroSports_ to find out more about the player, his background, and how he should fit in at Benfica.




Krovinović recruited from Rio Ave

Filip Krovinović

On Wednesday evening, Benfica unveiled their latest signing, Filip Krovinović, who joins from Rio Ave for a reported fee of €3 million. He has signed a five-year contract with the Eagles, which includes a €45 million release clause.




Benfiquistas around the globe: Jeff Viveiros




Ederson saga ends as Manchester City confirm transfer

After months of speculation, Ederson has finally been unveiled as a Manchester City player. Pep Guardiola’s side have spent €40 million (£34.7 million) to acquire the young shot-stopper, making him the most expensive goalkeeper in history in Pound Sterling, and the second most expensive in Euros. Ederson has penned a six-year contract, and his move will become official on July 1st.




Benfica plan for the future with Pinto capture

Benfica have continued their summer recruitment drive with the addition of Alex Pinto from Vitória de Guimarães. The 18-year old right-back has signed a six-year contract with the Eagles. Born in Guimarães, he is a lifelong Benfica fan.




Benfica snap up Swiss international Seferović

Benfica have wasted no time in making their first summer signing with the arrival of Swiss international striker Haris Seferović. The 25-year old joins on a free transfer after the expiry of his contract with Bundesliga outfit Eintracht Frankfurt. He has penned a five-year contract.




Highlights: Benfica 2 - 1 Vitória de Guimarães




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