With four eagles, Benfica is the most represented club in the squad list presented by the U-21 national coach, Rui Jorge, for the match against The Netherlands, for the U-21 European Championship qualifiers.
Nuno Tavares, Gedson, Nuno Santos and Jota are among the 23 players named and in the squad list, there are also players who went through Benfica youth ranks: João Virgínia, Pedro Pereira, Domingos Quina and Filipe Soares.
The 23 players named by Rui Jorge
Diogo Costa (FC Porto), João Virgínia (Reading), Luís Maximiano (Sporting); Diogo Leite (FC Porto), Diogo Queirós (Mouscron), Diogo Dalot (Manchester United), Nuno Tavares (Benfica), Pedro Pereira (Britol City), Thierry Correia (Valência), Rúben Vinagre (Wolverhampton), Tiago Djaló (Lille); Daniel Bragança (Estoril), Domingos Quina (Watford), Filipe Soares (Moreirense), Gedson (Benfica), Miguel Luís (Sporting), Nuno Santos (Benfica), Vítor Ferreira (FC Porto); Dany Mota (Juventus), Trincão (SC Braga), Jota (Benfica), Pedro Neto (Wolverhampton) and Rafael Leão (Milan).
Portugal U-21 lock horns with The Netherlands, away from home, on October 11, at 5:30 pm GMT.
Text: Marco Rebelo
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