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Andre Silva Porto give forward five-year contract, €60m release

Andre Silva's brilliant start to the season has been rewarded with a new contract at Porto running until 2021.

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Porto have tied Andre Silva down to a new five-year contract with a release clause of €60million.

Striker Silva made his Porto debut in last December's 3-1 Taca da Liga defeat to Maritimo, finishing last season with a goal in their final Primeira Liga fixture and a double in the following Taca da Portugal final against Sporting Braga.

The 20-year-old has picked up where he left off, scoring three goals in as many games in all competitions this season, and has been rewarded with a new deal running until 2021.

After an 84th-minute winner from Silva secured a 1-0 victory over Estoril on Saturday, Porto coach Nuno Espirito Santo said: i

Silva's previous deal, signed in 2014, was set to expire in 2019 and included a release clause of €25m.

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