Rennes secure Oliveira loan

July 26, 2013
By ESPN staff and David Instone

Rennes have signed Benfica forward Nelson Oliveira on a season-long loan with an option to complete a permanent deal.

The 21-year-old Portugal international seemed to be bound for Stoke City and had been lined up to join the club on their current tour of the United States, with manager Mark Hughes speaking publicly this week of his hope a deal would be completed.

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