Ruben Neves has made plenty of headlines in 2015. The 18-year-old has been with Porto since he was eight years of age and has made his way up the ranks. For him, the tough part was beating competition to claim his spot in the starting XI, and Fernando’s sale to Manchester City gave him the 

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Analysis of the Big Three after summer transfers and pre-season friendlies As ever, the summer transfer market has seen many of the Primeira Liga’s top players leaving Portugal in exchange for more high-profile leagues or a huge hike in their salaries, or for the exceptional few, both. As for the incomers, a mixed bag of 

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According to reports, Benfica winger Nicolas Gaitan is in negotiations for a possible move to the Premier League side this summer. The 27-year-old Argentine, who knows Angel di María very well from the national side has been linked with Manchester United on numerous occasions since 2012. Gaitan’s representative Jose Irribaren has stated: “Everything is possible, 

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Portugal is not only a popular destination for holiday-makers during the summer months. Professional football clubs across Europe often turn to the Primeira Liga to boost their squads ahead of the new campaign. Whether it’s a proven performer or a bargain-basement buy, there are plenty of high-quality options available for every club (and every budget) 

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Over the course of the Portuguese football season you are guaranteed an abundance of sublime quality, along with the odd forgettable match and a considerable dose of controversy. Here we dwell on the first of the three aspects from a 2014/15 season that provided no shortage of memorable moments. Portuguese football expert Tom Kundert picks 

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