All in Abroad

Porto fail to sign Bruma as he moves elsewhere

And in the end, Bruma will not be a Porto player.

Porto had reached an agreement with both his club - RB Leipzig - and the player himself, and he looked on the verge of completing a move back to the Primeira Liga.

The agreement was for a fee of €15million, but the player's agent Catio Baldé confirmed to Antena 1 that he had chosen to join another club instead.

"He endedd up making a commitment yesterday (on Tuesday) with PSV, of the Netherlands. Yes, he will be a PSV player."

"The two clubs (Porto and PSV) reached an agreement with Leipzig for the purchase. They both had the freedom to negotiate with Bruma, and then Bruma got to choose the club he wanted to play for."

"This is football... For various reasons the player preferred to sign for PSV."



Ruben Semedo to complete move to Olympiakos

Ruben Semedo's proposed move to Olympiakos is back on and set to be completed in the coming days.

Despite reports from Spain and Greece that negotiations had broken down, Semedo is set to join the Greek giants on a permanent deal.

Indeed, late last night, Semedo was photographed in Athens sporting an Olympiakos-themed scarf, the 25-year old centreback arriving in Greece to finalise the move.

It is believed that the fee will be in the region of 4.5 million euros, with Semedo signing a 4-year contract. 

After Raul Jimenez, Benfica are set to sell another forward

Having made 38 million euros on the sale of Raul Jimenez, Benfica are set to be guaranteed some more cash before the summer window has even opened.

That is because Andre Carrillo is set to move on permanently, according to A Bola. 

The winger, who is currently out on loan at Saudi Arabian side Al-Hilal, is expected to make his stay at the club permanent this summer. 

The 53-time Peruvian international was initially brought in by former Benfica and Sporting manager Jorge Jesus, although he has since been dismissed by the club for failing to commit to a longer-term future with the Saudi side.

It is expected that Carrillo, who was out on loan at Marco Silva's Watford last season, will bring in about 20 million euros for the Lisbon club.

Combine that with the sale of Raul Jimenez, Benfica have already generated a splendid income on player departures before the summer window has even begun, with 58 million euros set to arrive at the club.

It takes off the pressure for Benfica to have to sell some of their star players such as João Felix and Ruben Dias.