FOOTBALL NEWS

04/02/2013 10:45, Report by Adam Marshall
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Loans: Bebe in top form

Bebe produced an outstanding performance as Rio Ave stunned Sporting Lisbon 2-1 in the Portuguese Primeira Liga.

The on-loan winger received the Man of the Match award in some quarters as two own goals helped his side pull off a victory that keeps them in fifth spot and six points clear of the illustrious Lisbon club.

"I feel like I helped the team," he told Record afterwards. "But everyone was important. I feel important here because I can play regularly. I hope to keep in shape, keep helping Rio Ave until the end of the season and return to Manchester United, which is my club."

Fabio was taken off due to an injury as he tried in vain to help QPR make the breakthrough against Norwich City at Loftus Road. The Brazilian was his usual dynamic self and stormed through the middle late on, only to be denied by a crunching tackle by Elliott Bennett that ensured he was not able to continue in the closing 14 minutes of the 0-0 stalemate.

Angelo Henriquez came off the bench in injury time during Wigan Athletic's entertaining 2-2 draw with Southampton. The Chilean replaced James McCarthy seconds after Shaun Maloney forced in the

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Reds on loan

Barclays Premier League
Fabio - Queens Park Rangers
Angelo Henriquez - Wigan Athletic

The Championship
Michael Keane - Leicester City
Davide Petrucci - Peterborough
Scott Wootton - Peterborough
Wilfried Zaha - Crystal Palace

League Two
Luke McCullough - Cheltenham

German Bundesliga
Federico Macheda - Stuttgart

Portuguese Primeira Liga
Bebe - Rio Ave

Belgian Second Division
Luke Giverin - Royal Antwerp

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