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Cardozo agent reveals 'real interest' from the Premier League

The agent of Benfica striker Oscar Cardozo says that there is "real interest" in his client from the Premier League, with his future now in his club's hands.

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The Paraguay international has often been linked with a move to England in the past but Pedro Aldave claims that the forward's unnamed suitors are more closely following him than before.

"Benfica knows the situation and now the subject is in their hands," the agent told Sky Sports.

"There has always been interest from Premier League but now this is real interest."

Cardozo has scored 161 goals in 260 games for the Portuguese Liga outfit since joining from Newell's Old Boys in 2007.