Gilberto will become a Benfica player shortly. The Fluminense full-back arrived in Lisbon in the early hours of Friday morning and the move will cost around three million euros. The coach at Benfica is Jorge Jesus, who he was with at Fluminense.
Either Ivan Perisic or Philippe Coutinho is set to start for Bayern Munich in Saturday's Champions League clash against injury-hit Chelsea with the Germans' head coach Hansi Flick demanding full focus despite a comfortable cushion.
After Jordan Henderson won the Football Writers Association (FWA) prize, Liverpool also lead the way when it comes to the Premier League player of the season award. Henderson, Sadio Mane and Trent Alexander-Arnold are the Liverpool players in the list. Kevin de Bruyne, Danny Ings, Nick Pope and Jamie Vardy are also in the hunt.