Recently, rumors have surfaced linking Braga’s Pedro Tiba to a transfer to French side Marsielle. For those who have followed the Primeira Liga since last season, this rumor comes as little surprise. Pedro Tiba has been immense since his debut in the league last season, and his move to Braga this summer and subsequent National Team selection highlight how impressive his performances have been. But just two seasons ago, Tiba was playing in the Portuguese Second Division, which is the country’s third division. Now, he’s a starter for a Primeira Liga team and is being linked to the current Ligue 1 leaders. Let’s take a closer look at his meteoric rise. Continue reading
Louletano youngster Joao Reis is on the verge of signing with Italian giants Inter, after a successful trial with the club. Fifa recently released a list of young stars for viewers to comment on. Joao Reis was surprisingly included on that list, supposedly due to his superb performances for Louletano, in the third division in Portugal. Benfica and Chelsea were also said to be interested, so his skills must be a sight to behold. The youngster will reportedly now link up with Inter’s Under-19 team.