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2020/21 Portuguese League Preview






BENFICA

Manager: Jorge Jesus (Since August 2020)
Last Season Finished 2nd in the Portuguese League
Stadium: Estadio da Luz (Capacity: 64,642)
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Leader in League Goals of 2019/20: Carlos Vinicius 18
Leader in League Assists of 2019/20: Pizzi 14


Key Arrivals: Darwin Nunez (Almeira), Everton (Gremio), Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham), Gilberto (Fluminense), Luca Waldschmidt (Freiburg), Pedrinho (Corinthians), Helton Leite (Boavista)


Key Departures: Andrija Zivkovic (PAOK), Bruno Varela (Guimaraes), Jhonder Cadiz (Nashville SC), Ivan Zlobin (Famalicao), Yony Gonzalvez (LA Galaxy)











Player to watch: Darwin Nunez, Benfica's all time highest player buy will be under pressure to adapt to the Portuguese league quickly as the club looks to regain their league title and make a run abroad.


Outlook: Benfica will be looking to return to the top of Portugal and after adding some key acquisitions through the transfer window and may be hard to stop, look for a battle with FC Porto once again.