Benfica to appoint Marco Silva ahead of next season?

Benfica to appoint Marco Silva?
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Benfica are reportedly considering making an official approach for former Hull City and Watford boss Marco Silva.

Marco Silva has reportedly emerged as a managerial candidate for Portuguese giants Benfica.

In January, Silva was removed from his position at Watford after just eight months in charge, but the 40-year-old continues to attract interest from clubs in the Premier League and Europe.

According to The Independent, Benfica are giving consideration to making a change in the dugout, despite the club only sitting two points adrift of league leaders Porto.

Benfica have suffered just one league defeat in 26 matches, but it appears that Rui Vitoria could pay the price for the club's early elimination from European competition having finished bottom in a Champions League group involving Manchester United, Basel and CSKA Moscow.

Silva remains highly regarded in his homeland, having previously won the second-tier title with Estoril and lifting the Portuguese cup with Sporting Lisbon.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Porto31254278176179
2Benfica31245277195877
3Sporting Lisbon31235360213974
4Braga31232672274571
5Rio AveRio Ave31135133741-444
6Maritimo31128113343-1044
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9Vitoria de GuimaraesGuimaraes31114164054-1437
10PortimonensePortimonense3198144654-835
11TondelaTondela3198143743-635
12BelenensesBelenenses31810133042-1234
13MoreirenseMoreirense3188152945-1632
14Vitoria de SetubalSetubal31611143758-2129
15Pacos de FerreiraPacos de Ferreira3178163255-2329
16Desportivo das AvesAves3177173048-1828
17Feirense3183202946-1727
18Estoril PraiaEstoril3175192759-3226

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