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Rochinha joins on loan from Benfica

27 January 2015

Portuguese midfielder signs season-long loan with Wanderers

Bolton Wanderers have completed the signing of Rochinha on loan for the remainder of the season.

The 19-year-old attacking midfielder, whose full name is Diogo Filipe Costa Rocha, joins on loan from 33-time Portuguese champions SL Benfica. 

Rochinha has figured for Portugal at both under-17 and under-19 level and was also a UEFA Youth League runner-up last season with Benfica. During the tournament he made five assists and scored six goals.

Rochinha has also been involved with Porto, Feirense and Boavista at youth levels.

He will wear shirt number 20 for the duration of his stay at Bolton.

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