The day after Fenerbahce were eliminated in the second round of Champions League qualifiers, Jorge Jesus gave a live interview to Channel 11, which ended up talking about interest in players linked to Portugal.
“Who is the player you are looking for? I would get Darwin. I have no doubt,” he said immediately, “The Portuguese League has excellent players, Benfica, Sporting and Porto have excellent players. I don’t want to hurt sensitivities, because the big three in Portugal have top players.” The level. For some reason, the best European team will get players from Portugal. I don’t want to single out anyone, because I was at Benfica.”
In the past few hours, an alleged interest in Taremi, from FC Porto, was also mentioned, but Jorge Jesus dissipated: “I really like the characteristics of Taremi, but in this position I have four players, so this possibility does not arise.”
And William Carvalho? “It was one of my options, because I wanted a defensive midfielder. William became more difficult and we ended up appointing Arao, whom I also knew,” he said.
Moreover, the coach assumed that at this time he is waiting to sign two central defenders and a goalkeeper, given the injury of the usual player (Bayender) against Dynamo Kyiv.
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