Latest Portuguese Liga Features

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Sporting Lisbon's Miguel Lopes joins Lyon on loan

ESPN staff | July, 7 2013

Portugal defender Miguel Lopes has joined Ligue 1 side Lyon on a season-long loan deal from Sporting Lisbon. Lopes' rights are still partly owned by former club Porto, but that could change next season, with Lyon given an option to buy the right-...

Premier League interest in Cardozo, says agent

ESPN staff | June, 28 2013

Benfica's Oscar Cardozo is interesting Premier League clubs, his agent has said, amid rumours that the striker has had a falling-out with coach Jorge Jesus. Cardozo, 30, caught the eye with 26 goals for the Portuguese runners-up last season, a...

Sporting's Capel spies Atletico Madrid switch

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | June, 26 2013

Sporting Lisbon winger Diego Capel has talked up a summer move to Atletico Madrid. Capel won two UEFA Cups and also lifted the Copa del Rey twice at Sevilla before joining Sporting two years ago. He has since scored 12 goals in 85 games at S...

'Spurs target' hints at Porto interest

ESPN staff | June, 23 2013

Reported Tottenham Hotspur target Bernard has hinted at his interest in signing for Primeira Liga champions Porto. Bernard, 20, currently plies his trade at Atletico Mineiro but has been linked with a summer move away from his native Brazil. ...

Benfica play down talk of Coentrao return

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | June, 18 2013

Benfica have poured cold water on reports that they could re-sign Fabio Coentrao from Real Madrid. Coentrao, 25, was a favourite of former Madrid boss Jose Mourinho but is reportedly now surplus to requirements at the Bernabeu. Big-spending Ligu...

United's Bebe targets Sporting Lisbon move

ESPN staff | June, 17 2013

Manchester United forward Bebe has said he is keen to return to his native Portugal this summer and hopes to join Sporting Lisbon. Bebe, 22, spent the second half of this season on loan at Portuguese club Rio Ave after finding Old Trafford opport...

Benfica sign Sulejmani

ESPN staff | June, 12 2013

Benfica have snapped up attacker Miralem Sulejmani from Ajax on a free transfer. Sulejmani, 24, who is the third Serbian to arrive at the Portuguese club since the end of the season, has penned a five-year deal until 2018. The former Partiza...

Aimar leaving Benfica but has no plans to retire

ESPN staff | June, 7 2013

Pablo Aimar has revealed he is to leave Benfica after five years in Lisbon. Former Argentina international Aimar, 33, told Benfica TV he had spent “five wonderful years” with the club at which he won one league title but would now ...

Mourinho linked with move for Mangala

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | June, 5 2013

Chelsea target Eliaquim Mangala has told L'Equipe he is "happy at Porto" but admitted he is flattered by interest from Jose Mourinho. • Mourinho: I'm one of you • Brewin: Mourinho returns • Palmer: S...

Atsu dreaming of a move to the Premier League

ESPN staff | May, 31 2013

Christian Atsu has turned down a new contract from Porto, paving the way for the Liverpool and Tottenham target to make a “dream” move to the Premier League. Atsu, 21, was offered a new four-year deal by the Portuguese champions bu...

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