Tag Archives: Benfica
Victor Lindelof

From Västeras with love: the rise of Victor Lindelöf – Manchester United’s big Swedish target

Have you ever heard of Västerås? You’d be forgiven if you haven’t. A city in central Sweden, it boasts a population of around 150,000. It is also home to the football club Våsterås SK Fotboll. They do not play in the more well-known Allsvenskan, the Swedish top tier, or even the Superettan, the second tier, […]

January Transfer window guide

January Transfer Window 2017 complete guide: 17 players who could be on the move around Europe

It’s January and you know what that means: transfer window time! The January transfer window 2017 is now open and Jim White, for one, is absolutely delighted about it.  January is always a difficult month to do business in, but needs must for many clubs. The same applies to players either lacking in game time […]

JF70 best young talents in Europe

Demarai Gray, Victor Lindelof, Tiemoue Bakayoko… #JF70 top young talents in Europe, week 9

It may be the festive and new year break for a lot of people, but we never stop bringing you updates on Europe’s top young talents. Which of our chosen 70 young prospects are turning heads across the continent lately? #JF70 young talents of the week Tiemoue Bakayoko “Unlucky” would be the word to describe the […]

Best young players to watch in Portugal Primeira Liga

The #JF70 Class of 2017 – Top 10 best young players to watch in Portugal Primeira Liga in 2016/17

We’ve reviewed and graded 2015/16’s most exciting young talents to watch in the Netherlands, England, Spain, Italy, France and Germany on Just Football. Now we’re announcing the Just Football 70 Class of 2016/17 – the lowdown on the 70 best young players to watch in Europe this season. After a week of analysis here’s the final instalment, The #JF70 […]

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Andre Gomes, Ganso, Gaitan: 10 La Liga summer transfers to get excited about for 2016/17

England’s Premier League is the place to go for outrageous spending this summer. Manchester United secured Paul Pogba’s world record transfer and mid-table players are changing hands for fees of over £20m. In the rest of Europe, though, things are generally more…normal. The spending isn’t quite as lavish over in Spain – with usual record breakers Real Madrid […]

Ligue 1 Transfers - Angel Di Maria to PSG

Angel Di Maria, El Shaarawy and the Top 10 Most Notable Ligue 1 Transfers Of The Summer So Far

It’s been a summer full of high-profile transfers out of France’s Ligue 1 so far, but there have been some significant new purchases too. French football writer Rich Allen looks at 10 of the most notable Ligue 1 transfers of the summer window to date… 10 notable summer Ligue 1 Transfers 2015/16 Angel Di Maria One of […]

Under-21 Euro 2015 Championship

Portugal U21s – UEFA Under-21 European Championship 2015 Preview and Team Analysis

The UEFA Under-21 European Championship 2015 kicks off on Wednesday in the Czech Republic, with eight U21 teams fighting to take Spain’s 2013 crown. As keen followers of youth football we’ll be covering the tournament every step of the way on Just Football, and will be there in the Czech Republic watching the competition unfold. To get […]

Benfica Estadio da Luz

3 to See: Arsenal v Chelsea, O Classico and the Derby della Mole

We have a trio of feisty derbies on the agenda in Just Football’s Three to See this week, starting with Torino’s latest attempts to get one over their illustrious rivals Juventus. Arsenal v Chelsea is the Premier League’s standout clash, before Portugal’s O Classico rounds off the weekend’s essential viewing. Torino v Juventus (Serie A) […]

Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool vs Manchester United: How Lazar Markovic and Adnan Januzaj’s contrasting fortunes reflect their managers’ philosophies

Liverpool vs Manchester United tops the Premier League billing this weekend, with the latest clash between the famous rivals a vital game in battle for a top-four spot. James Dutton looks at two young players who could well become key figures in the rivalry over the next few years: Lazar Markovic and Adnan Januzaj… Sunday lunchtime sees the resumption […]