By Sean O’Brien
30th September 2020,
11: 02 pm
Benfica boss Jorge Jesus took a swipe at Man City as Ruben Dias made a tearful exit from the Portuguese club.
The 23-yr-used finished his cross to the Etihad on Tuesday, in a deal rate £62million, following 12 years at his boyhood club.
He marked his exit with a objective all the blueprint in which by the club’s 2-0 opt over Moreirense on Saturday, which all americans, including his coaches and teammates, knew could perchance be his closing match for the club.
Pictures has emerged of a thoroughly different farewell for Dias in the changing room after the opt, the build Jesus delivered a parting message.
And the eccentric Portuguese manager, never one to chunk his tongue, could perchance now not resist a parting shot at his participant’s recent club, insisting City are handiest higher than Benfica in a monetary sense.
Jesus acknowledged: “Ruben is having a send off, now not valid for what the crew has completed, but for the game [2-0 win over Moreirense] he’s played, too.
“He became the captain, scored a objective so all the pieces became ultimate. His future appears to be to be like ultimate too, all of us mediate that.
“The lifestyles of a footballer is a little bit treasure this, you’re leaving a astronomical club [Benfica], higher than City, which is handiest smaller financially. And that’s what makes the adaptation, the comfort with with you.”
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