THE BALL – Official: Eustaquio is a dragon (with a detail) (FC Porto)

FC Porto has confirmed the signing of Stephen Eustaquio, a Canadian midfielder who joins Sérgio Conceição’s squad to fill in Sérgio Oliveira’s departure to Roma. In a statement, the blues and whites realize that Eustaquio, 25, is the new number 46, arrives on loan from Paços de Ferreira and FC Porto has an option to […]

THE BALL – Henrique Araújo in the 23-man squad for Boavista (Benfica)

Nélson Veríssimo has called up 23 players for the semi-final of the Taça Liga, against Boavista, scheduled for 19:45 on Tuesday, in Leiria. Regarding the list for Arouca, Nicolás Otamendi and Darwin (both at the service of the national teams) are out, with the main highlight being the call-up of Henrique Araújo, a forward from […]

THE BALL – «Our clear objective is to win the League Cup» (Benfica)

In the preview conference for Tuesday’s game with Boavista, for the League Cup semi-finals, in Leiria, Benfica’s coach, Nélson Veríssimo, did not hide the eagles’ ambition. “Our clear objective is to win this competition. Respecting the greatness of this club, we will enter to win, as always, in the certainty that it will not be […]

THE BALL – Decisive meeting by Marcus Edwards (Sporting)

Sporting intends to sign Marcus Edwards from Vitória de Guimarães in this winter market window and this Monday can, so the conversations converge in the same direction, seal the deal. According to data collected by A BOLA, the presence of Miguel Pinto Lisboa, president of Vitória de Guimarães, is expected today, in Lisbon, to, at […]

THE BALL – Rafael Leão leaves a message to fans (Italy)

Started in Milan’s draw with Juventus (0-0), Rafael Leão thanked the support of the fans and promised commitment to return to triumphs. «Complicated game, but in which we managed to score… Thank the few fans who were present! Rest to come back stronger and with victories in search of our goal!», wrote the Portuguese international.

THE BALL – Rafael Leão leaves a message to fans (Italy)

Started in Milan’s draw with Juventus (0-0), Rafael Leão thanked the support of the fans and promised commitment to return to triumphs. «Complicated game, but in which we managed to score… Thank the few fans who were present! Rest to come back stronger and with victories in search of our goal!», wrote the Portuguese international.

THE BALL – Confusion in Porto District game (video) (Districts)

Ermesinde’s reception to São Pedro da Cova, from the Elite Division of the Porto Football Association, had some disrespect. The match, which ended with the visitor’s victory (3-1) invasion of the field by the part of a supporter, motivated clashes with the police. The order was only restored after a muscular intervention by the security […]

THE BALL – Find out what advice Ibrahimovic gave Mbappé (Milan)

In an extensive interview with L’Équipe, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, a former PSG forward, now playing for Milan, addresses several issues, and revealed what advice he gave Mbappé about the future, which, remember, is undecided between renewing with the club Parisian or head to another championship. “He asked me my opinion and I said: ‘In your place […]