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Lisbon welcomes UEFA decision to bring Champions League to Portugal [Video]

Lisbon welcomes UEFA decision to bring Champions League to Portugal

Soccer fans in Lisbon thrilled to learn their city will host a summer knockout Champions League event.

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Ex-Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen is having a medical at Benfica before signing a three-year deal with the Portuguese club.
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Joao Felix hopes to emulate Antoine Griezmann’s rise under the stewardship of Diego Simeone, whose style of football the Portugal star insists he has no problem with at Atletico Madrid. Atleti.. - Published

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Liverpool reportedly hold an ‘enormous advantage’ in the ‘war’ to sign Brazilian wonderkid Talles Magno. The 18-year-old, who plies his trade with Vasco da Gama, is reportedly being looked at..
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West Brom eye permanent deal for Krovinovic as Benfica snub loan talks - report

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Albion have held initial talks with Brighton over a move for centre-back Shane Duffy while they have also spoken to Benfica to discuss a second loan for Filip Krovinovic.
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Leeds considering double transfer move as Marcelo Bielsa targets Juan Foyth deal

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'San Iker!' La Liga brand ambassador Rohit Sharma lauds Iker Casillas' 'glorious career'

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Wolves 'are ready' to allow Jimenez departure as Man United circle - report

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Nuno's key transfer task if Raul Jimenez stays at Wolves

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Mbemba nets 2 as 10-man Porto beats Benfica 2-1 in cup final

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Leeds learn price for Portuguese midfield starlet after opening talks

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West Brom can sign Krovinovic with €10m deal 'very likely'

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