Benfica joins the Premier League quintet at Hunting Rangers Star – originally published on Sportslens.com
Benfica are the newest club to begin tracking Rangers midfielder Glen Kamara as reported by TEAMtalk .
Kamara joined Rangers in January 2019 after a brief period in Dundee. He has been an influential figure on Steven Gerrard's squad since then, helping them get to the top of the table and the Europa League knockout stages.
The form of the Finland international has drawn a lot of attention, particularly from the Premier League, with Everton, Newcastle United, Southampton, Crystal Palace and Sheffield United all reportedly interested in the midfielder.
And now it is also believed that the Portuguese club Benfica are interested in securing his signature. According to TEAMtalk .
The Lisbon side seemed impressed by the Finnish midfielder when they faced him in the group stage of this year's Europa League.
Benfica and Rangers have faced each other twice this season, on both occasions. In the game at the Estadio da Luz, Kamara scored when the two teams drew a thrilling 3-3.
TEAMtalk says the 25 year old is happy with the teddy bears and manager Steven Gerrard eager to keep him at Ibrox. Kamara has two and a half years left on his current deal, so there is no urgency to sell him.
Meanwhile several Premier League teams are said to be interested in midfield.
Moving to Goodison Park seems rather bizarre, as the Toffees already own such as Allan, Abdoulaye Doucoure and Andre Gomes. However, depth could be useful if they want to pursue a Champions League place and national cups.
Crystal Palace may need a new central midfielder given the ages of Luka Milivojevic, James McArthur and Cheikhou Kouyate. Meanwhile, with just one point from their first ten games, Sheffield United fighters will be desperate for new recruits after the start of the season.
Kamara previously played in England after being loaned out to Arsenal at Southend United and Colchester United. However, he only performed once for the Gunners before leaving in 2017.