THE BALL – «Enzo will have to prove that he is body and soul at Benfica» (Benfica)

Benfica former Luís Filipe assumes Enzo Fernández is on his way to redeeming himself with the fans, but he still hasn’t changed everyone’s opinion. The Argentina international celebrated New Year’s Eve in Argentina, without authorization, at a time when he was associated with Chelsea. «Enzo will have to demonstrate to the most divided fans that […]

IL PALLONE – “Since I left, my goal is to return to Nacional” (Sporting)

With a contract with Sporting until June 2024, Sebastián Coates, 32, does not hide that he dreams of returning to the club where he trained: Nacional Montevideo. “The truth is that since I left the club I have always had and still have the goal of returning. Obviously it depends on many things, on how […]

THE BALL – João Félix could renew before leaving: the reason (Atlético Madrid)

João Félix will leave Atlético Madrid, but there is a possibility that the 23-year-old Portuguese striker will renew his contract with the ‘colchoneros’ before moving to Chelsea. According to the newspaper Brandthe Spanish club wants to ensure that João Félix extends the constraint until 2027 (the current one ends in 2026). This renewal has one […]

OGC Nice part ways with former Bundesliga manager Lucien Favre

Football OGC Nice part ways with former Bundesliga manager Lucien Favre Manager Lucien Favre enjoyed a rather unsuccessful second term at OGC Nice. OGC Nice has fired its coach Lucien Favre. The Swiss will be replaced by his former assistant Didier Digard. Nice. The French first division football clubt OGC Nice the longtime Bundesliga manager […]

THE BALL – «Fábio is creative and has quality: he made the difference» (Arsenal)

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta of Spain has praised Portuguese under-21 midfielder Fábio Vieira after the 22-year-old Portuguese player, formerly of FC Porto, provided assists for the first two goals of the three scored by the Londoners in the victory ( 3-0) obtained by the ‘gunners’ in Monday evening’s match at the Kassam Stadium, against Oxford […]

BOLA – SAD informs CMVM that directors have been set up as defendants (Benfica)

Benfica SAD informed this Monday, in a statement sent to the Securities Market Commission (CMVM), that the company and members of the board of directors were accused, Two days later the club confirmed that it had been «constituted defendant on January 3, as well as, inherently and among others, the members of the board of […]

THE BALL – Club Brugge defeated in the debut of a new coach (Belgium)

Club Brugge, opponents of Benfica in the round of 16 of the Champions League, were defeated by Genk, 1-3, on the debut of the new coach, Scott Parker. In the away match against the leaders of the Belgian championship, Club Brugge even scored first, with Hans Vanaken (21′), an advantage shortly after canceled by Carlos […]