Portuguese forward Francisco Trincao traveled to Lisbon this Monday to make the transfer to Sporting official. Goalkeeper Marchesín, from FC Porto, continues to be associated with Turkish clubs.
Sporting: The Barcelona player, who was loaned to English from Wolverhampton last season, was seen having lunch in Lisbon, where he went with the aim of formalizing his bond with the lions. Confronted by TVI/CNN Portugal commenting on the more than likely transfer, Francisco Trincão chose to protect himself. “It’s not the right time, when it is, I’ll talk to you”.
FC Porto: The Argentine Agustín Marchesín is attracting the attention of some Turkish clubs. The goalkeeper lost ground to Portuguese international Diogo Costa and with Mundial2022 at the door he wants to show himself more. The release clause is 40 million euros, but the player’s current market value is around four to five million euros. A possible sale of Marchesín is pending whether Diogo Costa stays at FC Porto or not. Celta de Vigo, América, Lanús and Olympiacos are other teams that sought to know the transfer conditions.
Arouca: The 20-year-old central Rafael Fernandes ended his contract with Sporting and signed permanently with Arouca, having been linked for three seasons. The defender trained at the leões, a club he joined in 2010. Last season, Rafael Fernandes played 16 games for Sporting’s under-23s, three for the B team and two in the UEFA Youth League. The Portuguese under-20 international joins Basso, Nino Galovic, Jerome Opoku and Sema Velázquez in the options for central defence. “I chose Arouca because it was a team that showed interest in me from a very early age”, advanced the centre-back, leaving his wishes for this season: “I want to learn and grow a lot with my colleagues and technical team”.
Famalicão: Welsh defender Owen Beck, from Liverpool, is a reinforcement for the Minho team until the end of the season. The 19-year-old plays as a left-back and starts his first experience outside of English football. The Welshman was part of Liverpool’s under-13 team and last season he made his debut for the British team’s first team. In addition to being called up to several Premier League games, Owen Beck was used in League Cup games. Also during the last season, the left-back, then 18 years old, became an under-21 international for the Wales national team. “My expectations are to help the team to finish as high as possible in the classification”, said the player to the club’s website.
Maritime: Colombian left-back Carlos Tovar, 23, left the islanders and went to Varzim, who went down to Liga 3. Before Marítimo, the player had also represented Fafe. Carlos Tovar signed a two-year contract with the Poveiros.
Moreirense: The striker Madson left the Brazilians of Corinthians to sign for the team of Moreira de Cónegos for four seasons, with one more option, made official the club that fell to the Liga Portugal 2. The Brazilian winger, 22 years old, joins the Guimarães after four goals and five assists in 29 games for Estrela da Amadora, which he represented last season on loan at ‘timão’, guided by Portuguese coach Vítor Pereira.
Atletico Madrid: The German press advanced that Bayern Munich made an offer of 80 million for Portuguese international João Félix, however the colchoneros want more for the striker and do not want to let him go for less than 100 million. In 2019, Atlético Madrid bought the player from Benficva for €126 million.
Fenerbahce: The German international Mesut Ozil left the Turkish club, coached by the Portuguese Jorge Jesus. The player had expressed his desire to end his career at Fenerbahçe, but the future could pass through Basaksehir.
Inter Milan: The Italians have confirmed the departure of Chilean international Arturo Vidal, 35, after two seasons with the club. According to the international press, the midfielder will link up with the Brazilians from Flamengo.
Fulham: The Brazilian Andreas Pereira, who was linked to Manchester United since 2012, signed with the team coached by the Portuguese Marco Silva for four seasons. After being loaned by the “red devils” to Flamengo during the last year, the 26-year-old midfielder joined the “cottagers” until June 2026, an emblem that is returning to the Premier League and still has an option to prolong the call for another season. Neither Fulham, which has the Portuguese João Palhinha and Ivan Cavaleiro in the squad, nor Manchester United revealed the amounts involved in the deal, but the British press says that the Londoners will pay around 11.8 million euros for the transfer.
Crystal Palace: The English signed Malian international Cheick Doucouré from French side Lens. The 22-year-old defensive midfielder signed a five-year contract, with the deal earning the French around 22 million euros. Doucouré is Crystal Palace’s third signing, after the arrivals of Malcolm Ebiowei, ex-Derby County, and England international goalkeeper Sam Jonhstone, ex-West Brom.
Getafe: The Portuguese central Domingos Duarte left Granada and headed to Getafe having signed a contract valid for four years. In Spain, the 27-year-old has spent time at Deportivo, on loan from Sporting, and at Granada, where he spent three seasons. In Portugal he played for Chaves e Belenenses.
Lyon: French under-21 international Maxence Caqueret has renewed his contract with the French side until 2027. Last season, the 22-year-old midfielder made 39 appearances for Lyon, a club he has represented since his formation. The player had extended his contract until 2026, but the club wanted to extend the contract for another year in view of the quality shown in the final stretch of last season.
OH Leuven: The Portuguese João Gamboa, 25 years old, was made official as a player for the Jupiter Pro League club, from Belgium. The midfielder, ex-Estoril, signed a contract until 2025. “I’m the type of player who leaves his life on the field. My former teammates called me ‘the warrior'”, said João Gamboa, who has stints at Chaves, Marítimo, Braga and Varzim, after having trained at Benfica. For the canaries he played 36 games.