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Barca sign Braga youngster Francisco Trincao for €31m

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Barcelona have struck an agreement with S.C. Braga to sign young forward Francisco Trincao in a move worth around €31 million. The deal includes a €500m release clause. 

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Trincao, 20, will join Barca on July 1, when the Spanish champions will make a decision on whether to include him in the first team next season or send him out on loan.

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Sources: Horta to leave LAFC, open up DP spot

Portugal international midfielder Andre Horta is leaving LAFC to rejoin SC Braga, where he spent the 2017-18 season on loan, multiple sources have confirmed to ESPN FC.

Sources confirmed that LAFC is selling 50 percent of Horta's rights for $2.75 million, meaning LAFC will get half of any subsequent transfer fee involving Horta. The move also sees him rejoin brother Ricardo, a 24-year-old midfielder with Braga.

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LAFC have completed their long pursuit of Portuguese midfielder Andre Horta by signing the 21-year-old to a designated player contract on Tuesday, though his arrival date is still uncertain.

The midfielder comes to the MLS club from Benfica, with sources telling ESPN FC this week that LAFC will pay a transfer fee of about $7 million, while Horta will earn just over $1m per year in salary.

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Benfica's Andre Horta set to join LAFC - sources

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LAFC's pursuit of Portuguese midfielder Andre Horta has finally paid off, with the player signing a multi-year designated player contract worth just over $1 million per year in salary, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the situation.

Metro's Kristian Dyer was the first to tweet the news that Horta has signed with Major League Soccer. An announcement from LAFC could come early this week, with the transfer fee standing at $7m.

Horta, 21, is currently on loan to SC Braga from reigning...