Born: 09 January 1999 (São Tomé)
Midfielder Gedson Fernandes joined us on an 18-month loan from Benfica in January, 2020.
A product of the Benfica academy, Gedson made his first team debut during the 2018/19 season and was named the Primeira Liga's Best Young Player of the Month for August. He went on to finish the season as a league champion, making 22 appearances as The Eagles secured their 37th Primeira Liga title.
In total, he has made 53 appearances in all competitions for Benfica, scoring three times.
On the international stage, he has made more than 50 appearances for Portugal, representing his country at every age group from Under-15 upwards, including winning two caps for the senior team to date.
He was also a member of the Portugal side that won the UEFA European Under-17 Championship in 2016.