Atletico Madrid Table 126 Million Euro Bid For Benfica
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Atletico Madrid Table 126 Million Euro Bid For Benfica's Joao Felix

If the deal goes through it would make 19-year-old Joao Felix the fifth most expensive signing of all time.

Chelsea Survive Fright Night To Reach Europa League Semi-Finals
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Chelsea Survive Fright Night To Reach Europa League Semi-Finals

Chelsea will face Eintracht Frankfurt for a place in the Europa League final after the German side beat Benfica 2-0 on Thursday to go through on away goals.

Romelu Lukaku Should Be
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Romelu Lukaku Should Be 'Untouchable', Says Jose Mourinho

Romelu Lukaku has not scored in his past five appearances and Jose Mourinho has suggested that he is not getting enough support from the fans.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Hat-Trick Fires Borussia Dortmund Into Champions League Quarters
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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Hat-Trick Fires Borussia Dortmund Into Champions League Quarters

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has now hit 28 goals for the season as Borussia Dortmund reached the last eight in Champions League for the first time since 2013/14.

Renato Sanches Breaks Cristiano Ronaldo
Indo-Asian News Service

Renato Sanches Breaks Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal Record

Renato Sanches caught the attention of big clubs in Europe while playing for Benfica and finally was sold to Bayern Munich for 35 million euros (USD 39.4 million)

UEFA Champions League: Arturo Vidal Gives Bayern Munich Slender Lead Against Benfica
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UEFA Champions League: Arturo Vidal Gives Bayern Munich Slender Lead Against Benfica

Arturo Vidal scored inside two minutes to take Bayern Munich to a 1-0 win over Benfica in UEFA Champions League

Barcelona Out to Avenge Atletico Madrid in Champions League Quarterfinals
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Barcelona Out to Avenge Atletico Madrid in Champions League Quarterfinals

Barcelona are paired rivals Atletico Madrid, while Manchester City pool Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League quarterfinals.

Champions League: Last-Gasp Jonas Goal Gives Benfica Edge Over Zenit St Petersburg
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Champions League: Last-Gasp Jonas Goal Gives Benfica Edge Over Zenit St Petersburg

Jonas headed a dramatic injury-time winner to help Benfica beat 10-man Zenit St Petersburg 1-0 in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.

UEFA Champions League: Benfica Apologise For Flares in Stands During Atletico Match
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UEFA Champions League: Benfica Apologise For Flares in Stands During Atletico Match

Benfica defeated Atletico Madrid 2-1 in Champions League on Wednesday. After that, fans lit fire in the stands as part of celebration.

Benfica Demand Ex-Coach Jorge Jesus Pay Damages
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Benfica Demand Ex-Coach Jorge Jesus Pay Damages

Benfica are also refusing to pay 61-year-old Jorge Jesus his salary for June on the grounds that their Lisbon rivals officially hired him on June 5 on a three-year deal.

Benfica Confirm Rodrigo Moreno
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Benfica Confirm Rodrigo Moreno's Transfer for $33 Million to Valencia

Benfica noted the transfer of the player's rights in a letter sent to the Portuguese stock exchange supervisor on Monday.

Brazil Goalkeeper Julio Cesar Joins Benfica
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Brazil Goalkeeper Julio Cesar Joins Benfica

The 34-year-old Julio Cesar-- who had a mixed FIFA World Cup being hailed for his performance in the penalty shootout win over Chile in the last 16 but conceded seven in the semi-0final thrashing by Germany -- has signed a two-year contract with the Benfica, having had his contract with Queens Park Rangers cancelled.

Lazar Markovic Moves to Liverpool From Benfica
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Lazar Markovic Moves to Liverpool From Benfica

Serbia's Lazar Markovic joined Benfica last summer from Partizan Belgrade and made 26 appearances, scoring five goals, as the Lisbon club won the Portuguese title and Cup but lost in the Europa League final for the second straight season.

Brendan Rodgers fined by Football Association after referee rant
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Brendan Rodgers fined by Football Association after referee rant

Reds boss Brendan Rodgers had described the performance of referee Lee Mason and his officials during Liverpool's 2-1 loss to Manchester City on December 26 as horrendous.

Portuguese winger Ricardo Quaresma returns to Porto
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Portuguese winger Ricardo Quaresma returns to Porto

Quaresma played for Porto between 2004 and 2008 and was a free agent having most recently been with Al Ahli in Dubai.

Zenit St Petersburg beat 10-man FC Porto 1-0 in Champions League
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Zenit St Petersburg beat 10-man FC Porto 1-0 in Champions League

Kerzhakov met a cross from Hulk to net the winner which lifted the Russian club into second place in the group with four points. Porto slipped to third, one point behind Zenit.

Former Barcelona, Chelsea midfielder Deco calls time on decorated career
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Former Barcelona, Chelsea midfielder Deco calls time on decorated career

The Brazilian-born former Portuguese international hung up his boots on Monday citing injury and health concerns.

Former Chelsea and Barcelona star Deco to retire at end of season
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Former Chelsea and Barcelona star Deco to retire at end of season

Deco, 36 next month, admitted he could no longer guarantee the quality of performances that made him one of the world's most influential midfielders during spells at Porto, Barcelona and Chelsea.

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