Braga boosted its depth at forward by long loan from Japanese side Kashima Antlers, with Braga holding an option to make the deal permanent.

The 25-year-old made 55 appearances and scored 27 goals for UD Leiria in Portugal before making a move to Japan, while Braga also added Nigerian striker Samson Kayode on loan as well with the 22-year-old joining from Atletico Madrid.