Benfica have agreed a loan deal with Coimbra for Brazilian striker Augusto Marcel until the end of the season.

Benfica will have the option to sign the 24-year-old on a permanent deal at the end of the season.

“It is an honour to be part of a big club like Benfica. I plan to work with humility, respect my teammates and find my place,” he told reporters.

Marcel has scored nine times this season for Academica.

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