Sunday, January 15, 2017

@Barcelona @MCity @Arsenal on the run for @SLBenfica keeper 23 yr old @Brazilian Ederson

Ederson (ASF)

Benfica goalkeeper Ederson has stirred up the interest of several European colossi, namely Manchester City and Arsenal, and now sees Barcelona joining the suitors.

According to The Sun, the club of André Gomes sent emissaries to Portugal to observe the Brazilian in the last games.

Benfica's number 1 goal has been one of the key pieces on the road to the four-times title, and his youth is one of the factors that arouses the greed of the giants of Europe.

Full nameEderson Santana de Moraes
Date of birth17 August 1993 (age 23)
Place of birthOsasco, Brazil
Height1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing positionGoalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Youth career
2008–2009São Paulo
Senior career*
2012–2015Rio Ave37(0)
2015–Benfica B4(0)
National team
2014–Brazil U-235(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 January 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 March 2016