making another start in the FA Cup victory against Crawley Town.
Having played a peripheral part in the Reds' 19th title triumph, Bebe was sent out on loan to Turkey's Besiktas, but the move soured when he quickly suffered a serious knee ligament injury. After a handful of appearances he returned to Manchester in the summer of 2012.
A loan move to Rio Ave in his homeland in the second half of 2012/13 yielded just one goal, but a return to Portugal the following season proved more successful.
Playing for Pacos Ferreira, the striker bagged 13 goals in 32 outings, and gained some valuable Europa League experience in the process. Unfortunately his efforts were not enough to prevent his hosts from being relegated, but he would undoubtedly have benefitted from his regular appearances.