Tag: Benfica

Nuno Tavares Arsenal

Official: Arsenal sign 21-year-old Nuno Tavares from Benfica

Arsenal have announced the signing of Nuno Tavares from Benfica and he will wear the number 20.
Departure of Nuno Tavares, Benfica player, to London, at Humberto Delgado airport. Departure from Nuno Tavares to London Lisbon, 07/02/2021 - Copyright Andr xLuisxAlvesx

Incoming Arsenal signing completes transfer

Nuno Tavares is finally at London Colney as he looks to put the finishing touches on his transfer from Benfica to Arsenal.
15th January 2021 Dragao Stadium, Porto, Portugal - Portuguese Championship 2020/2021, FC Porto versus Benfica - Nuno Tavares of Benfica. Photo: Daniel Castro

Incoming Arsenal signing holds medical abroad before travelling to England

Nuno Tavares has undergone his medical exams in Lisbon and spoken to Mikel Arteta ahead of his transfer to Arsenal this week.
Nuno Tavares, Copyright: Nuno Guimaraes

Deal agreed for €10m Arsenal signing travelling to England this week

Further details are starting to emerge on Nuno Tavares' transfer to Arsenal, with Portuguese reports suggesting he's travelling to London this week.
Nuno Tavares Photo by Gerardo Santos

Arsenal will settle transfer of Nuno Tavares within hours

Arsenal will settle the transfer of Nuno Tavares from Benfica in the next few hours, after major progress in the deal on Tuesday.
Vitria SC vs SL Benfica Guimares, 19/05/2021 - Nuno Tavares and Ricardo Quaresma. Photo: Miguel Pereira / Global Imagens

Arsenal agree €8m deal for Nuno Tavares plus add-ons

21-year-old left-back Nuno Tavares is set to join Arsenal from Benfica for €8m plus add-ons, according to a report.
15th January 2021 Dragao Stadium, Porto, Portugal - Portuguese Championship 2020/2021, FC Porto versus Benfica - Nuno Tavares of Benfica. Photo: Daniel Castro

Arsenal strike 5-year deal with Nuno Tavares & Benfica agreement

Arsenal have been in contact with the representatives of Benfica left-back Nuno Tavares according to reports, with one claiming a 5-year deal is 'agreed in principle'.

Arsenal want €20m for 22yo linked to clubs in France, Portugal and Germany

Arsenal want €20m for Matteo Guendouzi this summer, according to reports in Portugal, which is delaying his sale at the moment.
David Luiz of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on March 07, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Arsenal star clear on future: I want to end my career at Benfica

David Luiz has stated that he wants to end his career at Benfica, opening the door to a possible move when his contract at Arsenal expires next summer.
Benfica's Portuguese forward Rafa da Silva celebrates a goal during the Portugal's Candido de Oliveira Super Cup final football match between SL Benfica and Sporting CP at the Algarve stadium in Faro on August 4, 2019. (Photo by PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA / AFP) (Photo credit should read PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal target Benfica left-midfielder with a goal contribution every 107 minutes

Arsenal want to sign Rafa Silva from Benfica, with the player open to a transfer, but only after he wins the league with his current club.

Lyon and Atletico in controversial transfer battle over Arsenal midfield target

Despite links to Arsenal and Benfica earlier in the window, Bruno Guimaraes is now subject to a transfer battle between Olympique Lyonnais and Atletico Madrid.
LEIPZIG, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Dayot Upamecano of Leipzig reacts during the Bundesliga match between RB Leipzig and Bayer 04 Leverkusen at Red Bull Arena on November 11, 2018 in Leipzig, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Journalist confirms Arsenal sent scouts to RB Leipzig match amid links to star defender

Arsenal scouts were in attendance for Benfica's match against RB Leipzig earlier in the week, amid reports of interest in a couple of Leipzig's players.
Benfica's Spanish defender Alejandro Grimaldo (back C) scores past Nacional's Brazilian goalkeeper Daniel Guimaraes (R) during the Portuguese league football match between CD Nacional Funchal and SL Benfica at the Madeira stadium in Funchal on September 2, 2018. (Photo by Helder SANTOS / AFP / Getty Images)

Arsenal target gets yet another assist after Gunners make contact for him

Benfica star Alejandro Grimaldo is in fantastic form at the moment, and he provided his seventh assist of the campaign over the weekend amid rumours of Arsenal interest.
HARRISON, NJ - JULY 28: Alejandro Grimaldo #3 of Benfica celebrates scoring a goal against Juventus during the International Champions Cup 2018 match between Benfica and Juventus at Red Bull Arena on July 28, 2018 in Harrison, New Jersey. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Arsenal make contact for player Monchi loves, Manchester City want him to replace Mendy

Arsenal have already been in contact with Benfica over a summer move for Alejandro Grimaldo but face competition from Manchester City who have also made an enquiry.
HARRISON, NJ - JULY 28: Alejandro Grimaldo #3 of Benfica celebrates scoring a goal against Juventus during the International Champions Cup 2018 match between Benfica and Juventus at Red Bull Arena on July 28, 2018 in Harrison, New Jersey. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Arsenal transfer target pictured in London

Alejandro Grimaldo has posted a picture of himself in London on Instagram, amid transfer rumours linking him with a move to Arsenal.
Ajax's Dutch defender Matthijs de Ligt (L) challenges Benfica's Spanish defender Alejandro Grimaldo during the UEFA Champions League group E football match between Benfica and Ajax at La Luz Stadium in Lisbon on November 7, 2018. (Photo by PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA / AFP)

Arsenal send club official about €60m 23-year-old after 2 scouting missions

Arsenal reportedly sent a club official to watch Alejandro Grimaldo after scouting the player previously, so who is he, how much will he cost and what chance do Arsenal have of signing him?
HARRISON, NJ - JULY 28: Alejandro Grimaldo #3 of Benfica celebrates scoring a goal against Juventus during the International Champions Cup 2018 match between Benfica and Juventus at Red Bull Arena on July 28, 2018 in Harrison, New Jersey. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Arsenal scout spotted watching 23-year-old star in historic 10-0 thrashing

An Arsenal scout was present to watch Alejandro Grimaldo score once in a 10-0 Benfica thrashing of Nacional, according to reports in Portugal.
HARRISON, NJ - JULY 28: Alejandro Grimaldo #3 of Benfica celebrates scoring a goal against Juventus during the International Champions Cup 2018 match between Benfica and Juventus at Red Bull Arena on July 28, 2018 in Harrison, New Jersey. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Arsenal set to make formal offer for 23-year-old Nacho Monreal replacement

Arsenal are already looking forward to the summer transfer window for a new left-back, and they're one of the two 'best positioned' clubs to sign Alejandro Grimaldo from Benfica, according to reports.
Vlad Dragomir (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

Arsenal academy product scouted by Benfica for a long time over potential transfer

Portuguese club Benfica have been scouting ex-Arsenal midfielder Vlad Dragomir, according to reports in Romania.

Blow for Arsenal as exciting target signs new deal with current club

Joao Felix has signed a contract extension to stay with current club Benfica, despite transfer links to Arsenal earlier this year.

Arsenal send scouts to watch highly sought-after Benfica star

Arsenal are among a large number of clubs to send scouts to watch Benfica goalkeeper Odisseas Vlachodimos, according to reports in Portugal.

Arsenal academy boy 'likely' to leave after pre-season exclusion

Chris Willock is likely to leave Benfica this summer, just a year on from joining the club from Arsenal last summer, according to reports in Portugal.
Andrija Zivkovic

Arsenal 'attentive' to 21-year-old's progress: His entourage expect a summer move

Arsenal are leading the chase to sign Andrija Zivkovic this summer, but need to move fast if they want to do so before the World Cup.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 28: Lucas Perez of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium on January 28, 2017 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s forgotten forward could be welcomed back by new manager

Lucas Perez could be on his way to Portugal next season as Benfica reportedly consider a move for the Spanish forward.
BELGRADE, SERBIA - AUGUST 29. Andrija Zivkovic of FK Partizan in action during the Serbia Super League match between FK Partizan and OFK Belgrade at Partizan stadium August 29, 2015 in Belgrade, Serbia. (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)

Arsenal scout talented 21-year-old winger and £87m midfielder

Arsenal joined a number of clubs in watching both Benfica play FC Porto and Belenenses play Sporting CP, according to reports in Portugal.

Manchester United join the race for £52m Arsenal target

Manchester United have joined Arsenal and a number of other top clubs 'sniffing around' Benfica 18-year-old Joao Felix, according to reports.

Deal for exciting €60m 18-year-old will cost Arsenal at least €40m

Arsenal are tracking 18-year-old Benfica attacking midfielder, Joao Felix, and the player is reportedly available for offers over €40m despite having a €60m release clause.

Arsenal told 20-year-old will cost more than £35m

Arsenal will have to pay more than €40m (£35m) if they want to sign Ruben Dias from Benfica this summer, according to reports in Portugal.
Andrija Zivkovic

Manchester United join Arsenal in scouting £53m winger

Arsenal are reportedly still scouting Benfica winger Andrija Zivkovic, but Manchester United also sent representatives to watch the Portuguese club over the weekend.

Arsenal scouts return to watch through-ball master and 6ft1 defender

Arsenal sent scouts to watch Benfica again this weekend, with reports that they split their attention between winger Andrija Zivkovic and defender Ruben Dias.
REGGIO NELL'EMILIA, ITALY - DECEMBER 07: Bryan Cristante of Atalanta in action during the UEFA Europa League group E match between Atalanta and Olympique Lyon at Mapei Stadium - Citta' del Tricolore on December 7, 2017 in Reggio nell'Emilia, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Arsenal linked with £31m Santi Cazorla replacement

Benfica midfielder Bryan Cristante is being linked with numerous European clubs in the Portuguese media, including Arsenal.
BELGRADE, SERBIA - AUGUST 29. Andrija Zivkovic of FK Partizan in action during the Serbia Super League match between FK Partizan and OFK Belgrade at Partizan stadium August 29, 2015 in Belgrade, Serbia. (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)

Exciting 21-year-old winger scores and assists as Arsenal and Manchester United scouts watch

Arsenal scouts were reportedly in attendance as Benfica demolished Martimo this weekend.

Portuguese report: Arsenal return to watch versatile 21-year-old midfielder again

Arsenal had a scout watching Benfica midfielder Andrija Zivkovic against Portimonense, according to reports. 
Andrija Zivkovic

21-year-old left-footed Serbian scouted by Arsenal who fits profile

Arsenal have been linked with Andrija Zivkovic again after a scout watched Benfica's victory over Rio Ave. 

Arsenal repeatedly scout player who could have joined West Ham in summer

Arsenal had a scout at the Lisbon derby between Sporting and Benfica last Wednesday, and could have been watching William Carvalho. Again.

Premier League duo ahead of Leeds United in the race for ex-Arsenal forward

Bournemouth and Newcastle United are ahead of Leeds United in the race for Chris Willock, as Benfica struggle to give the ex-Arsenal forward enough minutes at the top level.

Arsenal and Manchester United on alert with 21-year-old available for £31m

Arsenal and Manchester United are reportedly set to battle it out for Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Goncalo Guedes, who has been put up for sale this month.
Andrija Zivkovic

Arsenal have competition from Sevilla for £53m teenager

Sevilla are planning a bid for Andrija Zivkovic, after Arsenal sent scouts to report on the winger's progress at Benfica in recent weeks.

Arsenal scout Serbian 21-year-old with £53m release clause

Arsenal sent a scout to watch Serbian winger Andrija Zivkovic play in the Portuguese cup, according to reports.
Andrija Zivkovic

Report: Arsenal scout 21-year-old winger with £53m release clause

Arsenal have reportedly been scouting Benfica winger, Andrija Zivkovic, this week.