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Forest smash transfer record with signing of Portuguese duo

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Pin The Portuguese duo were on the fringes of the Benfica team. Facebook/Benfica
The Portuguese duo were on the fringes of the Benfica team. Facebook/Benfica

Forest smash transfer record with signing of Portuguese duo

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The Championship club has confirmed the signing of Joao Carvalho from Benfica for £13 million, with his teammate Diogo Goncalves joining the Nottingham club on a season-long loan.

The signing of the former surpasses the club's previous transfer record of £6.2 million set in 2014 for Britt Asmobalonga.

The duo, who are both 21 year-old wingers, will officially become Forest players on 1st July.

Both players are also Portuguese U-21 internationals, and manged to break into the Benfica first-team at during last season.

Carvalho and Goncalves are both represented by Portuguese super-agent Jorge Mendes, who has previously worked closely with Wolves to bring a host of signings such as Ruben Neves to Molineux.

 

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