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Francisco Trincão shining for Braga ahead of Barcelona move

The youngster has been in good goalscoring form

Sporting Braga v Rangers FC - UEFA Europa League Round of 32: Second Leg Photo by Jose Manuel Alvarez/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

Francisco Trincão was on target for Braga again on Friday night to secure a 3-1 home win over Portimonense.

The 20-year-old also picked up an assist in the match (his third in the league this season) to continue the impressive form he’s shown in 2020.

The youngster has now scored six times since the turn of the year, more than any other player in Portugal’s top flight, and four times in eight games since the deal was announced.

Barcelona confirmed on 31 January they had agreed a deal to sign the Portugal Under-21 for a fee of €31 million with a buyout clause of €500m.

Trincao had only scored once in 12 games before the turn of the year, but his form has taken an upturn since then and he was named Player of the Month for January

In total he’s played 17 league matches in 2019-20 (seven of which has been starts), has six goals (and three assists) and a scoring frequency of a goal every 127 minutes.

He seems to be thriving in Rúben Amorim’s side currently, who are third in the table in Portugal behind Benfica and Porto, which looks pretty promising ahead of his summer move.

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