Rakip, who joined Benfica from Malmo earlier this month and has been loaned back out, has won 11 caps for the Sweden under-21s.
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Inter Milan have signed defender Lisandro Lopez on loan from Benfica, with an option for a permanent transfer in the summer.
It took months for Raul Jimenez to score his first goal of the season, but he finally did it, leading this week's edition of Heroes & Villains.
Portuguese club Benfica and former Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar have ended his contract by mutual consent.
CSKA Moscow moved closer to a spot in the Champions League round of 16 with a 2-0 win over Benfica on Wednesday.
UEFA has announced it has closed disciplinary proceedings against Benfica after fans set off fireworks during their clash with Manchester United.
"Neymar is the best player in the world today. Messi? I said the world; Messi is from another planet!" Ex-Brazil keeper Julio Cesar talks to ESPN FC.
Former Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar has told ESPN FC it is Neymar's time to become the best player in the world.
UEFA has charged Benfica after their supporters set off fireworks during their 2-0 defeat against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Tuesday.
Man United weren't great, but thanks to Benfica's bad luck, they completed a 2-0 win and edged one step closer to the Champions League last-16.
Young Benfica goalkeeper Mile Svilar was the focus again as his own goal allowed Manchester United to win 2-0.
The 18-year-old made a glaring mistake in his Champions debut against Manchester United, but Benfica have high hopes for their young goalkeeper.
Benfica boss Rui Vitoria has backed young goalkeeper Mile Svilar to respond positively to his "trial by fire" at the hands of Manchester United.
Having met for the first time in a friendly in the USA in 1963, the clubs have since played 10 times in competitive games.
Manchester United are hoping to prise teenager Umaro Embalo away from Benfica, sources have told ESPN FC.
Nemanja Matic has revealed Jose Mourinho ordered his players to target Mile Svilar before the teenager's error gifted Man United victory over Benfica.
Marcus Rashford set Man United on their way in a 1-0 win against Benfica in Champions League Group A on Wednesday.
Victor Lindelof has endured a stuttering start at Manchester United but Benfica manager Rui Vitoria has no doubt he will flourish under Jose Mourinho.
Rangers say they are taking legal advice after a scheduled friendly was cancelled.
Basel's Dimitri Oberlin celebrated his 20th birthday in style with two goals and an assist to lead a 5-0 rout of Benfica in the Champions League.
CSKA Moscow forward Timur Zhamaletdinov made a memorable Champions League debut on Tuesday by scoring the winner in a 2-1 comeback victory at Benfica.
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