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Porto and Benfica join chase for Rafa Silva

Milos Markovic in Transfer News & Rumours 10 Aug 2016

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One of the most exciting young talents in Portugal Rafa Silva is attracting plenty of interest from Europe’s biggest clubs.

Despite playing only a minute at the 2016 European Championship finals in France, the Braga midfielder is still considered one of the biggest prospects in his homeland with Premier League giants Tottenham, Manchester United and Liverpool all believed to be keeping tabs on the highly rated 23-year-old.

Portugal biggest clubs Porto and Benfica have also stepped in the chase for the youngster and Portuguese media outlet Abola reports that Dragoes have emerged as favourites to land the Braga star with Porto coach Nuno Espirito Santo keen to add this quality player to his squad.

Porto have reportedly submitted their third bid for Rafa Silva this year which coincides with rumours of Benfica president Luis Felipe Vieira reportedly sitting down with the player’s agent Antonio Arujo to discuss a potential move to Estadio da Luz.

Rafa Silva has made 30 Primeira Liga for Braga last season scoring eight goals in the process.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Milos Markovic


Formerly a Chief Editor at the largest sports site in Serbia Sportske.net, Milos Markovic is an avid football writer who contributes to a variety of online football magazines - most prominently Soccernews.com and Futbolgrad.com. His feature articles, editorials, interviews and match analyses have provided informed opinion and views, helping the football aficionados keep up to date on relevant events in world football.

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