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Premier League giants post scouts to check on Benfica stars

Premier League scouts were in attendance for Benfica's Champions League clash with Besiktas on Tuesday.

The Daily Mail says scouts from 11 English clubs - including Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and both Manchester clubs - were sent to watch Tuesday's Champions League clash between Benfica and Besiktas.

Representatives from Crystal Palace, Bournemouth, Southampton, West Ham, West Brom and Aston Villa were also in attendance at the Estadio da Luz, where the two sides played out a 1-1 draw in their Group B opener.

The scouts were there to keep tabs on four Benfica players who are attracting interest - Victor Lindelof, Alex Grimaldo, Eduardo Salvio and Goncalo Guedes.

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