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Barreiro expected to leave Mainz in summer amid Benfica links

By Rune Gjerulff   @runegjerulff


Leandro Barreiro has reportedly set his sights on leaving Mainz this summer and is in advanced talks with Benfica.
Leandro Barreiro.
Leandro Barreiro.Photo: Steffen Prößdorf, CC BY-SA 4.0
Leandro Barreiro is likely to leave Mainz on a free transfer when his contract expires at the end of the season.


According to Portuguese journalist Bruno Andrade and Sky Deutschland, the central midfielder is in advanced talks with Benfica over a summer move.

The 24-year-old Luxembourg international has also been linked with Eintracht Frankfurt.

He joined Mainz as a youngster in 2016. Since then, he has come through the youth ranks and made 134 appearances, scoring nine goals and providing 11 assists.


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