Tag: Benfica

Nicolas Otamendi, his wife Celeste, and his son Valentin were assaulted and robbed at home, Benfica react

Nicolas Otamendi, his wife Celeste, and his son Valentin were assaulted and robbed at their home in Portugal on Monday morning, December 13, 2021. Portuguese Newspaper, Correio da Manha reported that four criminals intercepted Nicolas Otamendi when he was making his way into his home. Immediately they intercepted the 33-year-old Argentina defender who plays for […]

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Benfica took a 7-0 half-time lead before Belenenses returned with just seven players for the second half

On Saturday, November 27, Portuguese league, Primeira Liga, stunned the world when the league body allowed the league game between Benfica and Belenenses to go ahead. Before the game, Belenenses had announced that 17 members of the team including players and staff had tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus. Despite their announcement, Primeira Liga did […]

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Julian Nagelsmann: Bayern Munich coach tests positive for Covid-19 despite being fully vaccinated

The manager of Bayern Munich, Julian Nagelsmann has tested positive for coronavirus despite being fully vaccinated against the virus. The 34-year-old German tactician traveled with the team to Portugal to take on Benfica on Wednesday, October 20. However, the coach had to remain in the club’s hotel room during the Champions League group stage game […]

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Ronald Koeman of Barcelona believes his players are still behind him after bashing from Benfica but not sure of Barca’s board

The manager of FC Barcelona, Ronald Koeman has insisted that his players are still in support of him after an embarrassing 3-0 defeat at the hands of Benfica on Wednesday. However, the Dutch tactician noted that he was not sure about having the backing of the club’s board that is currently battling to save the […]

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Martin Odegaard completes Arsenal’s medical as Arsenal want to play Benfica at a neutral venue

Martin Odegaard is on the verge of sealing his loan move to Arsenal after completing his medical at the club today, January 26. The 22-year-old Norwegian attacking midfielder is expected to spend the rest of the 2020-2021 season at Arsenal after failing to get a regular playing time at Real Madrid since the season commenced. […]

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Official: Tottenham Jan Vertonghen joins Benfica on a free transfer on a three years deal.

Former Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen has been snapped up by Portuguese club Benfica as a free agent after his contract with the north London club came to an end last month, and Head Coach Jose Mourinho had reportedly advised the club not to renew his contract. It’s believed that Vertonghen got a lot of offers […]

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