Roger Schmidt has called up 38 players for Benfica’s pre-season training camp, which begins on Friday in England.
The Reds head to St. George Park, the England national football team’s training centre, is in Burton upon Trent, where they will train until next Thursday, July 14.
Among the players called up by the German coach, the focus is on the integration of Brazilian defender Joao Victor, who arrived in Lisbon yesterday, as well as other reinforcements for this season: Bah, Ristic, David Neres and Moses.
Brazilian Gabriel is also new to the list, after his move to Qatar’s Al Gharafa, where he scored seven goals and provided ten assists in 37 games.
Argentinian midfielder Enzo Fernandez is the only signature yet to be made available to Schmidt.
See the list of candidates:
Goalkeepers: Samuel Soares, Leo Kokobo, Andre Gomez, Hilton Light and Odyssey Vlacodemos.
Defenders: Gilberto, Grimaldo, Vertonghen, Bah, Ristic, Otamendi, André Almeida, Joao Victor, Antonio Silva, Tomas Araujo and Morato;
Midfielders: David Neres, Gabriel, Mitti, Diogo Gonçalves, Chiquinho, Joao Mario, Pizzi, Rafa, Julian Weigl, Gil Dias, Thiago Gouvia, Tarapet, Paulo Bernardo, Florentino, Martim Neto and Diego Moreira;
Forwards: Yarimchuk, Seferovic, Rodrigo Pinho, Musa, Henrique Araujo and Gonzalo Ramos.
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