Bayern's Renato Sanches prepared to stay: “I want the best for myself”

The future of Portuguese midfielder Renato Sanches has been the subject of much discussion over recent months, with the Bayern Munich man exploring his options after a season of limited opportunities in the Bundesliga.The former Benfica youngster admitted as far back as April that he was unhappy at

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Portugal close to U19 Euro semi-finals after 1-1 draw against Spain

Portugal took a big step towards the UEFA U19 European Championship semi-finals after a 1-1 draw against Spain at Banants Stadion in Yerevan. Spain took the lead through Juan Miranda before half-time, Fábio Vieira’s free kick after the break earning the Seleção a share of the spoils.Manager Filipe R

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Portuguese Bosses: Jorge Jesus praises “most professional team I’ve worked with” after strong start in Brazil with Flamengo, as Pedro Caixinha makes history in Mexico with Cruz Azul

The weekend saw two of Portugal’s coaching exports secure major victories in Latin America, with Jorge Jesus and Pedro Caixinha making the headlines in Brazil and Mexico respectively.Sunday afternoon saw former Braga, Benfica and Sporting boss Jesus leading powerhouses Flamengo for the first time in

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Portugal's U19 Euro title defence off to a winning start

Portugal began their UEFA U19 European Championship title defence in Armenia with a comprehensive 3-0 win against Italy at Banants Stadium in Yerevan.Gonçalo Cardoso headed home a corner to open the scoring, Gonçalo Ramos and Félix Correia with two quick goals after half-time giving Portugal an unas

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Portuguese Abroad transfers: Fulham sign Cavaleiro; Veloso heads to Verona; Anthony Lopes nears contract renewal; Monaco the priority for Adrien Silva; Manuel Fernandes future to be decided

Championship contenders Fulham have signed Portuguese forward Ivan Cavaleiro from Wolverhampton Wanderers on a season-long loan deal. The former Benfica man leaves Wolves for London after three years at the club, with the deal containing the option for a permanent transfer next summer.Meanwhile, vet

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Nakajima return to Portugal headlines FC Porto’s busy summer transfer activity

With or without an end-of-season collapse that saw FC Porto’s competitive rivals, Benfica and Sporting, overcome the Dragons with Primeira Liga and Taça de Portugal success, respectively, a period of transition had always been forecast for the ‘Blue & Whites’ ahead of the 2019/20 campaign.Big-money

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Portuguese Abroad: André Silva delighted to be back at Milan; Cancelo future still undecided; Bayern resisting Renato sale; João Mario to Monaco talks advance; Duo head to England with Forest

In the wake of João Felix’s headline-grabbing move from Benfica to Atletico Madrid, the futures of several other Portugal internationals remain in the balance as the summer transfer market gains pace. João Mario and Renato Sanches continue to pursue moves from Internazionale and Bayern Munich respec

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Benfica: João Félix departure disappointing, not devastating

With one of the summer's major transfer sagas finally over after João Félix completed his big-money move to Altetico Madrid, Portuguese champions Benfica can now prepare for the new campaign with clarity after the departure of their young star.Raúl De Tomás, Chiquinho, Jhonder Cádiz and Caio have al

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Portuguese Abroad transfers & rumours: Hélder Costa to Leeds; Levante double swoop for Vezo, Hernâni; Tomané heads to Red Star Belgrade; Quaresma, André Silva speculation

The transfer season is fully up and running, with Portuguese players changing clubs across the continent on an almost daily basis. The latest major deal to be confirmed sees Hélder Costa leave Wolverhampton Wanderers for English Championship contenders Leeds United.Costa’s move comes the day after S

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Official: Abel Ferreira takes charge of Greek champions PAOK

Greek champions PAOK Thessaloniki have officially confirmed the appointment of Portuguese coach Abel Ferreira from Sporting Braga on a three-year contract.Abel replaces outgoing boss Razvan Lucescu, who recently left the club to move to Saudi Arabia after guiding PAOK to an historic league and cup d

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Confirmed: Gelson Martins signs for Monaco

Gelson Martins has finally put pen to paper on a permanent deal with French club AS Monaco, signing a five-year contract with the Ligue 1 club from Atletico Madrid.Former Sporting forward Gelson spent the second half of last season on-loan at the Stade Louis II, making an instant impact to help Leon

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Sporting’s summer transfer market so far

Sporting have yet to sell their hero Bruno Fernandes despite plenty of interest from elite clubs all over Europe. He’s not the only player set to leave the Alvalade this season with some big names also rumoured to depart.However, Luís Neto, Luciano Vietto, Valentín Rosier and exciting prospect Rafae

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Portuguese Bosses: Penalties the theme of the week as Queiroz bows out of Copa America with optimism and emotional Pereira overcomes Morais in Asian CL; Jorge Jesus impressing in Brazil; Shakhtar increase Portuguese influence

With most of Europe enjoying a hard-earned summer break, these are critical times for some of Portugal’s biggest managerial exports around the globe. Leading the stories is Carlos Queiroz, who is remaining positive while counting the cost of a penalty shootout defeat to Chile in the Copa America whi

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