A real coup – Lee Johnson happy after Hibernian sign Jair Tavares from Benfica

New Hibernian manager Lee Johnson
(Image credit: Hibernian FC/Handout)

Hibernian have signed Portuguese winger Jair Tavares from Benfica on a four-year contract in a move described by manager Lee Johnson as “a real coup”.

The 21-year-old – cousin of Lille and Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches – progressed through the youth ranks with the Lisbon club, establishing himself in their ‘B’ team who play in the country’s second division.

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