Meet Andre Silva: Portugal’s long-awaited striking hope who’s interesting Arsenal and Atletico Madrid

Andre Silva, Porto

The 60-second story

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Date of birth: Nov 6, 1996

Place of birth: Baguim do Monte, Portugal

Height: 6ft

Position: Centre-forward

Club: Porto (26 apps, 10 goals)

Country: Portugal (3 caps, 4 goals)

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Tom Kundert

Tom Kundert was born and raised in the English midlands but has made Lisbon his home since 1994. A dual national (Portuguese mother, English father), Tom is the creator and editor-in-chief of PortuGOAL.net and co-author of the books “A Journey Through Portuguese Football” and “The Thirteenth Chapter”. The Portugal correspondent for World Soccer Magazine, he regularly writes for online and print publications as a Portuguese football expert.