As the summer transfer window dust begins to settle, European teams can finally nestle into their seasons with their filled out rosters. With 16 of the 23 members who made up Portugal’s Confederations Cup squad playing their trade outside of Portugal, it is imperative that the Portuguese abroad have a strong season as the team prepares for the World Cup next summer. For this second installment, Portuguese playing in England will be highlighted. To see an updated list of all Portuguese players playing abroad, visit out Portuguese Players Abroad page. Continue reading
Former Portuguese international, Ricardo, has signed for Liga Zon Sagres side Vitoria Setubal for one season. Negotiations had been going on for some time, and the deal was finally agreed. Ricardo spent the last half of last season at Leicester City, in the Championship, England’s second division. The goalkeeper did well, amassing eleven appearances, but the club chose not to lengthen his contract. His contract ended, and he has since been looking for a new club. Ricardo will now return to Portugal, a place he hasn’t played in since 2007.