Report: Benfica prepare Julio Cesar approach

Brazil's goalkeeper Julio Cesar makes a save during the round of 16 football match between Brazil and Chile at The Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 28, 2014
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Benfica will reportedly make a bid for Queens Park Rangers goalkeeper Julio Cesar.

Benfica have reportedly identified Julio Cesar as a potential replacement for goalkeeper Jan Oblak.

The Portuguese side's current stopper confirmed earlier today that he will move to Spanish champions Atletico Madrid.

The Daily Mail reports that Benfica will make an approach for the Queens Park Rangers keeper, who helped Brazil reach the semi-finals at this summer's World Cup.

Cesar, who has two years left on his contract with QPR, joined MLS side Toronto on loan in February.

Benfica's Slovenian goalkeeper Jan Oblak and teammates eye the ball as Juventus' Argentinian foward Carlos Tevez tries to score during the UEFA Europa League semifinal football match Juventus vs Benfica on May 1st, 2014
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