The Portuguese Abroad

The latest reports and news concerning the players and managers who currently operate outside of Portugal.

Diogo Jota OUT of World Cup Through Injury

Liverpool and Portugal forward Diogo Jota will miss the upcoming FIFA World Cup through injury. The news was reported by Abola and has since been confirmed by Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp. The 25-year-old was stretchered off at the end of Liverpool’s match with Manchester City, with an injury that has “completely ruled out any possibility” […]

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10 Portuguese Players Nominated for Golden Boy 2022

TuttoSport have released the 100-player shortlist for the 2022 Golden Boy award! As is so often the case, Portugal is very well represented on the list, with Portuguese players making up 10% of the entire list this year! The prestigious youth award has been won twice previously by two Portuguese players, Renato Sanches and João […]

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Portugal’s Growing Influence on Liverpool FC

Portugal’s influence on Portugal continues to grow…

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Bruno Lage Scoops Liga Portugal Prize for January

Bruno Lage is the latest recipient of the Talento Que Marco O Mundo prize. The award was recently created by Liga Portugal in order to highlight and celebrate the brilliant work achieved by Portuguese players or coaches abroad. The coach or player who stood out the most during that month is awarded the Talento que […]

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“He wants the Seleção, that has always been his dream”

Fábio Carvalho has garnered widespread praise for his excellent performances for Fulham in the Championship. The 19-year-old’s contributions have helped Marco Silva’s side to the top of the league and heading towards promotion to the Premier League. A deal to Premier League giants Liverpool fell through in the last minutes of the January transfer window, […]

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A Brief Overview of Wolves Target Chiquinho

With Wolverhampton Wanderers edging ever closer to getting a deal over the line for Estoril Praia winger Chiquinho, Aaron Barton and Filipe Melo have all you need to know about the talented 21-year-old. Chiquinho is a player who has certainly developed a taste for winning early in his career. Last season, he split his playing […]

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In Safe Hands: The Numbers Behind José Sá’s Season So Far

José Sá has been a revelation since joining Wolverhampton Wanderers from Olympiacos. Uncapped at national team level, Sá was brought in to replace Rui Patrício, Portugal’s undisputed number one and a man with over a century of caps for A Seleção. Big boots, and gloves, to fill. However, the Braga-born man has taken the Premier League […]

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Portuguese Involvement in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16: All You Need to Know

After a botched first attempt, the last 16 draw for the UEFA Champions League is here! As usual, there is plenty of Portuguese participation across Europe’s elite football tournament, with all but two ties featuring Portuguese players and/or coaches. Aaron Barton for Próxima Jornada gives you all you need to know. A reminder that the […]

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A View From The Opposition | AC Milan

It is matchday three in the UEFA Champions League and FC Porto welcome Italian giants and seven-time Champions League winners AC Milan to the Estádio do Dragão. Milan have narrowly lost both of their games in the competition so far but are unbeaten in Serie A and only Napoli have conceded less goals.  To get the […]

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José Mourinho Inspires Abel Ferreira’s Return to the Copa Libertadores Final

For the second successive season, Abel Ferreira and Palmeiras are in the Copa Libertadores final. Last year, he became only the second Portuguese manager in the history of the competition to win it, the other being Jorge Jesus who won it with Flamengo the season before. This season, Palmeiras are looking to lift the trophy […]

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NINE Portuguese Players Nominated for Golden Boy 2021

The list of the 100 nominees for the 2021 edition of the Golden Boy award has been released by Italian newspaper TuttoSport. The winner is voted for by a panel of sports journalists who work at newspapers across Europe. The newspapers included in the voting are L’Equipe (France), ABOLA (Portugal), Marca (Spain), De Telegraaf (Netherlands), […]

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Four Portuguese Players in GOAL NXGN Top 50 Wonderkids List

Online football website GOAL has devised a list ranking the 50 best wonderkids in world football, entitled NXGN Top 50. The list ranks players born on or after January 1, 2002 from around the world. Interestingly, three of the four players play for Sporting CP, a club who over the last season and a half […]

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