December 5, 2021
Abel Ferreira talks about having fans of Jorge Jesus

Abel Ferreira talks about having fans of Jorge Jesus

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Palm trees NS flamingo They are preparing for the 2021 Copa Libertadores da America final next Saturday, 27, in Montevideo, Uruguay, and in a way they have a character that is somehow connected to the two clubs’ “moment”. He is Jorge Jesus coach of Benfica. In addition to being the competition champion with Robro Negro in 2019, the 67-year-old coach has coached Abel Ferreira, Palmira’s captain.

In an interview with CONMEBOL, Abel Ferreira spoke about his relationship with Jorge Jesus and was asked who he thinks the master will support next Saturday: the club in which he won more titles than defeats between 2019 and 2020, or his compatriot.

I don’t know (who will support Jorge Jesus), you have to ask him. Not many people know that, but he was my coach. I know him more than he knows me. Last season, he texted me during our campaign “Wow, there should be a Portuguese in the final”. After that we no longer talk but have mutual respect and admiration. We played against each other a few times, I even think I beat him more than he beat me, but football (laughs). He is a great coach, we are completely different people. – said Abel Ferreira.

It is worth remembering that the name Jorge Jesus has been continually prophesied to return to him flamingo, especially if Robro Negro is defeated before Palm trees In the Libertadores Cup final, which may cost Renato Gaucho a job.

Another intriguing fact is that before he was set before Palm treesAbel Ferreira ousted Benfica from Jorge Jesus in the Champions League preliminary round last season, when he was still leading lowly PAOK from Greece.

About the Copa Libertadores Final:

The 2021 Libertadores Cup match will take place on November 27, at 5 pm (GMT) at the Centenario Stadium, in Montevideo, Uruguay. The decision will be made Palm treesThe current hero and flamingo, who won the title for the last time in 2019 – who will win will enter the list of champions three times, which they previously had among the Brazilian teams Sao PauloAnd Santos NS Syndicate.

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