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Dylan McGowan joins Portuguese Liga side Pacos Ferreira

Adelaide United's Dylan McGowan
Dylan McGowan made 82 appearances for Adelaide United over three years, scoring seven goals.

Adelaide United have lost A-League defender Dylan McGowan to a top-flight Portuguese club.

McGowan has signed with Pacos Ferreira in a deal sealed in-principle in January.

"I had bigger-money offers from all over Asia, most notably from Korea," McGowan told Fox Sports.

"But I wanted to give myself a really good chance of making the Socceroos and show that ambition that's required...

Atletico Madrid youngster Diogo Jota aims to emulate Antoine Griezmann

New Atletico Madrid signing Diogo Jota says he can have a similar impact at the club as Estadio Vicente Calderon and France hero Antoine Griezmann.

A €7 million signing from Pacos de Ferreira, Portugal youth international Jota was Liga Sagres young player of year last season as he scored 14 goals and provided 10 assists in all competitions.

The 19-year-old settled in at the Calderon this week, just as his new Atletico colleague Griezmann was firing France through to the Euro 2016 final to meet...


Atletico Madrid sign Diogo Jota from Pacos de Ferreira

Diogo Jota Atletico Madrid
Diogo Jota (middle) scored 14 goals for Pacos de Ferreira last campaign.

Atletico Madrid have signed 19-year-old winger Diogo Jota to a five-year contract, the club have announced.

Jota, whose full name is Diogo Jose Teixeira Silva, moves to the club from Pacos de Ferreira in Portugal.

The Portugal under-21 international scored 14 goals and provided 10 assists in all competitions last term, helping Pacos de Ferreira to seventh place.

Stalemate in Romania

Group E whipping boys Pandurii Targu Jiu and Pacos Ferreira brought their dismal Europa League campaigns to a close with a goalless draw.

The pair completed their respective campaigns with just five points between them and having long since lost all hope of qualifying for the last 32.

Currently rock-bottom of the Portuguese Liga after suffering back-to-back defeats, Pacos at least avoided a similar fate in Europe with the draw enough to keep them one point clear of their rivals.

But their night still...