Scout Report: Marc-Oliver Kempf

Marc-Oliver Kempf

After an underwhelming start to the 2017/18 season, Benfica look set to strengthen their squad in the January transfer window. One player that has been heavily linked with the club in recent weeks is German youth international Marc-Oliver Kempf. To learn more about the SC Freiburg defender, we spoke to Bundesliga Fanatic columnist Adrian Sertl.

Scout Report: Santiago Ascacíbar

Rumours continue to swirl that Benfica intend to offload Andreas Samaris and replace him with Estudiantes starlet Santiago Ascacíbar. We spoke to South American football expert Jordan Russell to get the lowdown on the tenacious and talented young midfielder.

Scout Report: Cristian Arango

Cristian Arango

Cristian Arango has been heavily linked with Benfica for several months now, and reports emerging from Portugal and Colombia suggest that his transfer is imminent. So who is Arango, and what will he bring to Benfica? We asked South American football expert Jordan Russell.

Scout Report: Chris Willock

Chris Willock

According to the Portuguese press, Arsenal starlet Chris Willock is poised for a surprise move to Benfica B. We caught up with Mosope Ominiyi, youth team correspondent of the Arsenal fansite Daily Cannon, to get the lowdown on the teenage forward.

Scout Report: Felipe Vizeu

The latest player to be linked with a summer move to the Estádio da Luz is Flamengo striker Felipe Vizeu. Jordan Russell, Editor of The Fantasista, reveals all about the Brazilian youth international.

Scout Report: Haris Seferović

Benfica were heavily linked with a move for Swiss international striker Haris Seferović in November, and now, on the eve of the January transfer window, the rumours have resurfaced. Read on for a report on the Eintracht Frankfurt forward, compiled with the help of Brian M Sanders, Bundesliga columnist for Prost Amerika.

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Scout Report: Sardar Azmoun

Despite the return of Jonas and the sparkling form of Raúl Jiménez, Benfica continue to be linked with a string of forwards in the Portuguese press. One of the latest names to be mentioned is Sardar Azmoun, a rumour that also did the rounds in the summer. To learn more about the young Rostov striker, we chatted to Russian football expert Mikhail Morozov of and

Scout Report: Marcelo Hermes

If the Portuguese press are to be believed, Brazilian defender Marcelo Hermes has signed a pre-contract agreement with Benfica, and will join the club on a free transfer in January. But who exactly is he? Jordan Russell, Editor of The Fantasista, tells us more.

Scout Report: Miguel Borja

Benfica have been heavily linked with Colombian striker Miguel Borja, who made his international debut this week. To learn more about the Copa Libertadores winning hitman, we spoke to South American football expert Jordan Russell, editor of The Fantasista.

Scout Report: Nabil Bentaleb

A new name to be linked with Benfica is Tottenham midfielder Nabil Bentaleb, who is reportedly surplus to requirements at White Hart Lane. To learn more about the player, we spoke to English Benfiquista Pete Domican, who is also a Spurs season ticket holder.