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Man Utd, Juventus blow as Sporting Lisbon increase release clause for Nuno Mendes

Posted Thursday, November 12, 2020 by Tribalfootball.com36 hits

Sporting Lisbon have reached an agreement with Nuno Mendes to increase his release clause. The 18-year-old left-back has been a target for Manchester United, Liverpool, Juventus, Arsenal and AC Milan. He recently signed a new five-year deal with Sporting, which included a €45m release clause. But according to Portuguese newspaper Record, Sporting have now raised that amount to €...Full Story »

Aberdeen bow out of Europa League after Sporting defeat

Posted Friday, September 25, 2020 by PA16 hits

Aberdeen bowed out of the Europa League in the third qualifying round for the second year in a row after a narrow 1-0 loss at Sporting Lisbon.Derek McInnes, who was without Scott McKenna after the defender moved to Nottingham Forest for a club record fee on Wednesday, watched the Dons produce a battling display, but a seventh-minute strike by Tiago Tomas settled the tie.The Scottish Premiership ...Full Story »

CUP FOR IT Uefa confirm Champions League will end with World Cup knockout-style tournament in Lisbon in August

Posted Thursday, June 18, 2020 by Thesun.co.uk101 hits

And European football bosses still hope that fans can be allowed in the stadiums to give some atmosphere. The Champions League is set to resume on August 7 Credit: EPA But Manchester City will not know until next month whether their last 16 tie with Real Madrid will be completed at the Etihad or in Portugal. European bosses also agreed that the Europa League will be played to a finish under a...Full Story »

Lisbon to host eight-team Champions League knockouts - report

Posted Tuesday, June 16, 2020 by ESPN80 hits

The Champions League final is heading to Lisbon, with UEFA planning an Aug. 23 final to cap seven broadcast nights in a 12-day span of elite European teams playing knockout soccer. The widely reported UEFA wish to hold an eight-team knockout bracket in two empty stadiums in Portugal's capital was confirmed in reports Monday by broadcaster Sky Italia. UEFA's executive committee must agree on ...Full Story »

Manchester City vs Real Madrid and Barcelona vs Napoli to be played in Lisbon

Posted Saturday, June 13, 2020 by Marca.com51 hits

As we wait for confirmation from UEFA on June 17 about the future of the Champions League, different options are already being considered. The tournament is expected to return in August, once many domestic competitions have been concluded. Lisbon has already been suggested a potential host for a 'final eight' format, which German newspaper Bild say will host the remaining last-16 fixtures. ...Full Story »

Lisbon in frame for August Champions League knock-out tournament

Posted Wednesday, June 10, 2020 by Tribalfootball.com39 hits

Lisbon is the favourite to host an eight-team Champions League knockout tournament in August, if it is given the go-ahead by governing body Uefa, reports BBC Sport. Uefa is planning to move the final from Istanbul, where it was due to be held on 30 May, for the new format. The Europa League final, due to be held in Gdansk, Poland on 27 May, is likely to be moved to Germany. Uefa's executive...Full Story »

Champions League set to be decided in World Cup style tournament with Lisbon likely hosts

Posted Thursday, June 04, 2020 by Express.co.uk73 hits

UEFA are set to vote on plan which would see the Champions League decided in a tournament similar to the World Cup. The Champions League this season could be decided in a ‘Final 8’ World Cup style tournament in Lisbon. UEFA are due to meet on June 17 to decide how to finish the Champions League and Europa League tournaments this season, after the COVID-19 crisis brought football to ...Full Story »

'Lautaro is not for sale' - Inter sporting director insists Barca must pay €111m clause to sign striker

Posted Thursday, May 28, 2020 by Goal.com36 hits

The Blaugrana have made the Argentine forward their top priority this summer, but will only be able to land him for a nine-figure transfer feeInter sporting director Piero Ausilio has insisted that star forward Lautaro Martinez is not for sale and that Barcelona must pay the Argentine's €111 million (£97m/$121m) release clause if they wish to sign him. Goal has reported that the Ca...Full Story »

Juventus sporting director: We're speaking about a Arthur-Pjanic swap with Barcelona

Posted Monday, May 04, 2020 by Marca.com54 hits

Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has revealed that the club are in talks with Barcelona about their summer plans. Reports have linked the Bianconeri and Blaugrana with a swap deal that would see Arthur Melo head to Turin and Miralem Pjanic go to the other way to the Camp Nou, and Paratici added further fuel to these rumours. "Swap deals with Barcelona like Arthur-Pjanic? We're speak...Full Story »

'Sporting merit' will decide qualifiers for next season's Champions League, confirms UEFA

Posted Friday, April 24, 2020 by Goal.com43 hits

European football's governing body met on Thursday to discuss 2020-21 continental club competitions, and says teams will be chosen on league form. UEFA has stated that qualification for its club competitions next season must be done on "sporting merit", while reaffirming its belief that the 2019-20 season should be played to a complete finish where possible. The football season has been post...Full Story »

Sporting Gijon B goalkeeper racially abused by Ibiza ballboys after giving his shirt to them

Posted Monday, February 24, 2020 by Marca.com60 hits

Sporting Gijon B player Christian Joel has reported an act of racism from ballboys after a game away at UD Ibiza. The goalkeeper had given his shirt to the boys after a match in Ibiza before they insulted him in a video. "After the match at Ibiza, the ball boys sent me a video calling me an 'immigrant' with the shirt that they'd got from me," he wrote on social media. "These situations can'...Full Story »

Rangers vs Sporting Braga - Gerrard warns Rangers players to be mindful of VAR

Posted Thursday, February 20, 2020 by PA94 hits

Steven Gerrard has warned Rangers to be on their best behaviour as his players come under the watchful eye of VAR for the first time.The video assistant referee system will be in use as Rangers host Braga in the last 32 of the Europa League on Thursday.In UEFA competitions, VAR can be used to correct calls relating to goals, incidents in the penalty box, red cards and mistaken identity – b...Full Story »

Man Utd confirm £55m Bruno Fernandes transfer is agreed as Sporting ace jets in for medical in Homer Simpson T-shirt

Posted Thursday, January 30, 2020 by Thesun.co.uk82 hits

BRUNO FERNANDES has touched down in Manchester after United finally reached a £55million agreement with Sporting Lisbon. The Portuguese midfielder flew in on Wednesday evening to undergo his medical after weeks of negotiations. Bruno Fernandes and his agent jetted to Manchester for a medical after United confirmed they have agreed a fee with Sporting Fernandes - wearing a black Homer Sim...Full Story »

Man Utd move for Bruno Fernandes off as Sporting refuse to budge on €80m asking price

Posted Friday, January 24, 2020 by Goal.com115 hits

Manchester United’s protracted move for Bruno Fernandes has collapsed after co-chairman Joel Glazer ruled out a transfer due to his concerns over Sporting C.P.'s asking price of €80 million (£68m/$89m). Sporting had expected the move to be completed before the end of the January transfer window, but Goal can confirm that the deal is close to unsalvageable after Glazer express...Full Story »

Bruno Fernandes’ Man Utd transfer message to Sporting Lisbon

Posted Monday, January 20, 2020 by Dailystar.co.uk99 hits

Bruno Fernandes has told Sporting Lisbon he is ‘desperate’ to complete a transfer to Manchester United, it has been claimed. Starsport understands Old Trafford chiefs are at loggerheads with their Portuguese counterparts over the signing of Fernandes after refusing the meet the asking price of €80m. A €50m has been lodged for the 25-year-old but talks have stalled becau...Full Story »

Man Utd hit roadblock in Bruno Fernandes transfer talks and refuse Sporting Lisbon demands

Posted Sunday, January 19, 2020 by Express.co.uk111 hits

Man Utd transfer news: Bruno Fernandes talks have hit a roadblock (Image: GETTY) Manchester United are not close to reaching a transfer agreement for Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes. Bruno Fernandes’ transfer to Manchester United has hit a roadblock after Sporting Lisbon hiked their valuation of the midfielder to £68million. The two parties had looked close to agreeing a...Full Story »

Bruno Fernandes drops Man Utd transfer tease as Sporting star nears Old Trafford switch

Posted Thursday, January 16, 2020 by Express.co.uk153 hits

Bruno Fernandes drops Man Utd transfer tease as Sporting star nears Old Trafford switch (Image: GETTY) Manchester United look likely to sign Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon before the close of the January transfer window. Manchester United transfer target Bruno Fernandes has dropped a fresh hint that he is Old Trafford-bound. One of his two agents, Rui Guimaraes, teased on social media th...Full Story »

FER REAL Man Utd to make formal £51m transfer offer for Bruno Fernandes next week as Sporting Lisbon talks continue

Posted Sunday, January 12, 2020 by Thesun.co.uk92 hits

United have been locked in talks with the Portuguese club this week as they desperately try to sign a midfielder to strengthen Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad. Man Utd will make Sporting Lisbon a formal £51m offer for midfielder Bruno Fernandes Credit: EPA The 25-year-old has an £85m release clause in his contract although Sporting have suggested they would be prepared to sell if ...Full Story »

Transfer news and rumours UPDATES: Man Utd in talks to sign Sporting midfielder Fernandes

Posted Saturday, January 11, 2020 by Goal.com169 hits

Man Utd in talks to sign Sporting midfielder Fernandes Midfielder closing in on move to Old Trafford Sporting's president Frederico Varandas and sporting director Hugo Viana are in talks with Manchester United over a deal that could see Bruno Fernandes move to Old Trafford this month, according to Record. The officials were invited to United's offices to discuss a potential transfer for the...Full Story »

Inside Cristiano Ronaldo's new £6m luxury Lisbon flat featuring gym and indoor pool close to bedsit he lived in as a kid

Posted Wednesday, December 18, 2019 by Thesun.co.uk131 hits

CRISTIANO RONALDO bought the most expensive flat ever sold in Lisbon after paying £6million for the property that includes a gym and indoor swimming pool. The dazzling penthouse is located next to the Eduardo VII Park, close to the neighbourhood where Ronaldo spent some of his humble beginnings. Ronaldo bought the most expensive flat ever sold in Lisbon for £6mCredit: Golders/Vanguar...Full Story »

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