Latest Portuguese Liga Features

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Matic would be interested in Chelsea return

ESPN staff | October, 18 2013

Nemanja Matic has said he would be interested in returning to Chelsea, with Blues manager Jose Mourinho thought to be keen on bringing the Benfica midfielder back to Stamford Bridge. • Lythell: A test of credentials • Sneijder urged...

Garay: Fergie exit scuppered Man United move

Kevin Palmer | October, 13 2013

Benfica defender Ezequiel Garay has claimed he was set to sign for Manchester United last summer, until David Moyes replaced Sir Alex Ferguson as manager at Old Trafford. Argentine defender Garay was persistently linked with a move to the Prem...

Jesus: Losing title worse than EL final

Mark Rodden | October, 2 2013

Benfica coach Jorge Jesus says that losing the Portuguese league title hurt more than the defeat to Chelsea in last season’s Europa League final. Jesus also told L’Equipe that money was the only difference between his club and Real...

Jorge Jesus: Benfica 'not weak' Video

ESPN staff | September, 17 2013

Benfica coach Jorge Jesus said his side’s motivation in this season’s Champions League was to prove they are “not a weak side”. • ESPN staff: Champions League predictions NEW: Champions League fantasy P...

Liverpool eye late moves for Given and Ilori

Mike Whalley | August, 30 2013

Liverpool are chasing deals for Aston Villa goalkeeper Shay Given and Sporting Lisbon defender Tiago Ilori ahead of Monday’s transfer deadline. • Walsh: Reds' transfer hand may have been forced Reds manager Brendan Rodgers is...

Powell and Bebe leave Man United on loan

Richard Jolly | September, 2 2013

Manchester United have sent Nick Powell and Bebe out on loan for the season. Powell has joined Wigan while Bebe has gone to back to his native club Portugal to play for Pacos de Ferreira. Bebe, the £7.6 million signing Sir Alex Ferguso...

Onyewu, Sporting Lisbon agree to end contract

ESPN Staff | August, 30 2013

Sporting Lisbon and Oguchi Onyewu have mutually agreed to end the American defender's contract, the club announced Friday. Onyewu was a regular for Sporting during the 2011-12 season but was loaned to Malaga the following year. He is now a free age...

Deco announces his retirement from football

ESPN staff | August, 26 2013

Former Barcelona and Chelsea midfielder Deco has announced his retirement from football. #INSERT type:image caption:Deco joined Fluminense in 2010. END# The 35-year-old, who has been at Fluminense since moving back to Brazil in 2010, has ...

Chelsea 'mull move for Porto star Martinez'

Miguel Delaney | August, 22 2013

Chelsea are considering a move for Porto’s Jackson Martinez, club sources have told ESPN, amid growing suspicion that the purchase of Wayne Rooney from Manchester United may be almost impossible to pull off. • Worrall: A contro...

Arsenal interested in Benfica full-back Melgarejo

ESPN staff | June, 12 2013

Arsenal are keeping tabs on Benfica defender Lorenzo Melgarejo, the player’s agent has revealed. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has a reported £70 million to spend on new signings this summer as he looks to build a team capable of chal...

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