The Portuguese general prosecutor's office revealed that it had carried out nearly 30 searches, including at the premises of Benfica and fellow top division club Santa Clara, in a probe into a range of financial crimes including money laundering.
Europa League: Yusuf Yazici nets hat-trick as Lille stun AC Milan; Arsenal, Leicester City and Tottenham win
Yazici's goals put Lille, who are unbeaten in all competitions this season, one point ahead of Milan who lost for the first time since football returned from the first coronavirus lockdown.
City did not disclose financial details but Benfica had already announced on Sunday that it was selling Dias to the Premier League club for €68 million ($78 million).
Premier League: Manchester City agree deal to sign Benfica's Ruben Dias, Nicolas Otamendi to go other way
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola will see Ruben Dias as the missing piece in his defensive jigsaw, with the need for reinforcements accentuated by Sunday's shock 5-2 home defeat by Leicester City.
It is the 18th straight season that either Benfica or Porto win the Portuguese league. Sporting Lisbon, third in the standings this season, won the title in 2001-02.
The victory leaves Benfica on 71 points after 32 games, five behind leaders Porto.
Primeira Liga: Benfica blow chance to open up lead on Porto with home draw; bus stoned after game injuring two players
Portuguese champions Benfica missed the chance to move clear of title rivals Porto as they were held to a 0-0 draw at home to lowly Tondela in their first game back after the top-flight season was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Champions League: Germany, Portugal front-runners to host remaining matches, including final, suggests report
The priority for the remaining Champions League matches is choosing a location accessible to players and officials as fans are unlikely to be allowed in due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Portugal's Primeira Liga next in line to resume in Europe amid fears of fans gathering outside stadiums
Portugal's Primeira Liga will resume this week as European football continues to make its gradual return amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Ruben Dias to Carlos Vinicius: Five players to look out for when Portuguese football season restarts
Here are five to watch out for when the top-flight Portuguese Primeira Liga resumes on Wednesday after being disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sporting Lisbon's ex-president acquitted of inciting attack on players as Portuguese court sentences nine
In May 2018 a group of hooded Sporting fans armed with sticks and belts attacked players at the club’s training ground after the team failed to qualify for the Champions League.
Ten rounds of matches will have to be played between 4 June and 26 July to complete the season in Portugal which has turned into a two-horse race between Porto, who lead with 60 points, and Benfica, who are one point behind.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Six of 15 Portuguese league stadiums fail health inspections ahead of proposed restart
The Portuguese league was set to resume at the end of May but its start was delayed until June 4 so there was time to rigorously inspect stadiums and conduct medical tests on all professionals involved in the matches.
Sporting to cut player wages by 40%, board to take 50% pay cut during coronavirus crisis, says report
With the pandemic shutting down global sport on an unprecedented scale, Sporting is the first of Portugal’s three major football clubs to announce the cuts.
Primeira Liga: Portuguese powerhouses FC Porto deny wrongdoing after allegations of tax fraud, money laundering
Porto said neither the club nor Costa were ever approached by authorities about the investigation
Jose Mourinho is close to making his first signing as Tottenham manager, with Benfica midfielder Gedson Fernandes potentially joining on loan.
Eriksson has coached several high-profile European club sides including AS Roma, Lazio, Benfica and Manchester City and was England’s first foreign manager between 2001-2006
Portuguese champions Benfica reach agreement with Borussia Dortmund over $22.42 million transfer fee for Julian Weigl
Dortmund said the deal is subject to a successful medical exam, with Weigl expected to sign a contract in the coming days
UEFA Europa League: Manchester United paired with Club Brugge in Round of 32 stage; Arsenal to face Olympiacos
Brugge dropped into the Europa League after finishing third in its Champions League group, which included Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid. It drew 2-2 at Madrid.
Gareth Bale's brace against Villareal to Union Berlin's reality check to Borussia Dortmund, five talking points from European football
From Atletico Madrid challenging getting off to a dream start in La Liga to Matthijs De Ligt's nightmarish debut for Juventus, here are the five talking points from European football