Portuguese giant Braga are in talks to sign Brazilian striker Samuel Lino on loan from Atletico Madrid, just a season after he joined the club.
Despite Valencia’s bad campaign in La Liga last season, Samuel Lino stood out, scoring eight goals and creating three assists in 41 appearances.
RB Leipzig are also interested in signing the player on a long-term loan this summer.
Born in Santo André, Sao Paulo, the 23-year-old striker had a quick passage through Flamengo’s youth teams and began his professional career at So Bernardo. In three seasons with Gil Vicente, he contributed 27 goals and six assists in 101 games.
Samuel Lino Stats
The striker made 141 appearances, scoring 35 goals and creating eight assists. He received 13 yellow cards and no red cards.
Out of the 35 goals scored, 27 were for Gil Vicente and eight were for Valencia. The striker has not made a single appearance for his national team, Brazil.
Samuel Lino Fifa 23
The striker has a crossing rating of 62 and a heading accuracy of 58. Lino Volley is rated 62, and his curve is around 58. His long-pass ability is rated around 65, and his acceleration has a nice rating of around 84.
The player has a good agility rating, which is around 80, and his balance is around 78. His jumping ability is around 59, and his strength is 58.
His aggressive ability is low, which is why it is rated around 53; his positioning in the box is 75; and his penalty ability is rated 72.
The Brazilian’s finishing is rated 69, and his short passing is 74. Also, his dribbling ability is 77, and his free kick accuracy is around 46.
In addition, his ball control rate is around 76. Also his sprint speed is 79 and finally on his FIFA 23 rating is which is around 76.