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Owls linked with Portuguese midfielder

Wednesday have been linked with a move for Portuguese midfielder Diogo Amado, according to reports from Portugal.

The 22-year-old came through the youth ranks at Portuguese giants Sporting Lisbon and has represented his country from U16 to U21 level.

And he looks set for a move to Hillsborough, with press reports in his homeland saying the Owls have secured a deal for his services.

He's on the books of Uniao Leiria but spent last season on-loan with Estoril.

Amado plays in midfield, primarily in a defensive role.

Wednesday could announce his signature before the end of the week.

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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday May 28 2012

Time: 2:24PM

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Sound like the real deal. Lets hope he lives upto his billing
Kettering OWL 1963
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28/05/2012 14:39:00

cover for semedo maybe ?
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28/05/2012 15:05:00

i think its a done deal! on his wiki page it says hes already an owl. this guy is the buisness apperently so could be that flair player wver been after.
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28/05/2012 15:45:00

I read somewhere that he was dubbed the new Moutinho, while at Sporting Lisbon. Sounds good!
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28/05/2012 15:54:00

I think he Wiki page may have been done by someone clearly not in the know. They say he's a direct replacement for James O'Connor. If that's the case, he's not the flair player you speak of. He's certainly got a good barnet on him!
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28/05/2012 16:07:00

Yep think this is a done deal as anyone know any truth about us watching a striker Diego rubio who also plays in pourtugal from chillie
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28/05/2012 16:35:00

Rubio has a 30million euro release clause in his contract so doubt there's much in that, the aliens that oversee Wikipedia clearly rate the other lad though
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28/05/2012 18:28:00

Loving being a Wednesday fan right now! Young Portuguese midfielders... Don't remember that when Dave Allen was in charge
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28/05/2012 19:48:00

People, are you out of your minds trusting wiki? I can go there right now and change this guy's page to state that he won the Nobel price in Medicine for finding the cure for AIDS. It's wiki, for Christ's sake.
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28/05/2012 21:51:00

Lol Random Owl
Carbone's Padawan
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28/05/2012 22:17:00

Whose this manoel we've been linked with aswell plays for panafiel another portuguese club
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29/05/2012 07:17:00

I won't believe anything until it's on the BBC web site :)
Auckland Owl
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29/05/2012 08:09:00


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