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 2020/21 Portuguese League Preview






SPORTING

Manager: Ruben Amorim (Since March 2020)
Last Season Finished 4th in the Portuguese League
Stadium: Estadio Jose Avalade (Capacity: 50,095)
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Leader in League Goals of 2019/20: Bruno Fernandes 8
Leader in League Assists of 2019/20: Bruno Fernandes 7


Key Arrivals: Nuno Santos (Rio Ave), Pedro Goncalves (Famalicao), Antonio Adan (Atletico Madrid), Vitor Antunes (Getafe), Zouhair Feddal (Real Betis), Pedro Porro (Man City)


Key Departures: Marcos Acuna (Sevilla), Gelson Dala (Rio Ave), Rodrigo Battaglia (Alaves), Jeremy Mathieu (Retired)











Player to watch: Jovane Cabral, if Sporting can hang onto the skilled winger before the transfer window closes, a full season of his post pandemic heroics should be entertaining for the league in general as well as the clubs perfomance.  


Outlook: Sporting have an outside chance of battling for the league title but the more likely battle will be for third spot and a place in next seasons Champions League qualifiers.