in goal Atletico MGCoach Jorge Jesus turned down a $1 million offer to return to work in the Middle East. according to Torcedores.com Al Hilal Saudi Arabia reported his interest in the Portuguese language after his resignation from Benfica.
First of all, Al Arabi offered $11.6 million (65 million Brazilian reais, at current prices) tax-free for a one-year contract. In addition, the agreement provided for a clause of 1 million US dollars (5.5 million Brazilian reals) if it receives an offer from European football.
Meanwhile, Jorge Jesus is resting in Lisbon after his exhausting visit to Benfica. the Torcedores.com He found that the coach had stopped conversations with Atlético-MG to reflect with his family his future.
There are two factors that negatively influence Mr.’s decision to return to work on another continent. The first is the distance from the family, the second is the desire to join one of the major leagues such as Spain, France, England or Italy.
Last week, I contacted Jorge Jesus flamingo. However, the coach showed no interest in returning to the club as he won the Recopa Sudamericana, the Copa Libertadores da America, the Camponato Brasileiro and the Campionato Carioca.
At the time, Jorge Jesus stated that he would honor his contract with Benfica, as he had no plans to work in South America, and now the coach’s representatives are working in the ball market to try to keep him in Europe.
the Atletico MGIn turn, he was already aware of the Portuguese’s rejection of the Saudi club. However, he approaches the matter with caution as he understands that the biggest challenge will be convincing the coach to bring his family to live in Brazil.
Al Hilal sacks its coach in early 2022
Al Hilal’s board of directors maps the football market in search of a replacement for coach Leonardo Jardim. The coach was finally told on Wednesday that he would not follow the team’s lead next season.
After all, Al Hilal is not doing well in the Saudi championship. In the last five matches, for example, they won one game, drew two and lost another two. In addition, the team ranks fifth.
Internally, the work is not well rated by Sheikh Nawaf bin Saad for a team that includes stars Bafetimbi Gomis, Matthews Pereira, Luciano Vito, Moussa Mariga and Andre Carrillo.
Now, the club’s management will wait for the Saudi Super Cup final, on January 6, at King Fahd Stadium, before stopping Leonardo Jardim. In the meantime, Al Hilal will monitor the negotiations between Atletico MG and Georgie Jesus.
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