07 March 2012

Jorge Jesús would rather avoid Barça

Benfica coach Jorge Jesús recognizes that prefer to avoid face Barcelona or Real Madrid in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Instead, would not mind an English measured in this case Chelsea, who is the sole representative of the Premier League could remain in competition if next week back from 3-1 to Napoli.

After consummation of the classification of beating Benfica 2-0 at Zenit, Jorge Jesús said that only like to meet Barcelona or Real Madrid "in the semis or the final." The win allowed the first access Benfica in six years to the quarterfinals of the Champions, which is an important source of extra income for the club and guaranteed another 4 million.

One of the players in Tuesday's win was the young Nélson Oliveira, considered the greatest promise of Portuguese football, just debuted with the senior team, and author of the second goal. after dawn
and last summer in the FIFA U-20 taking the runner-up selection Lusa, has attracted rave reviews at home, where they debated who should play for "nine" in the European Championship.

To match Benfica-Zenit scouts attended some major European clubs, including Barcelona, Juventus, Borussia Dortmund, Genoa and Villarreal. The Argentine Nico Gaitán and Spanish Javi García are two of the most coveted players in the Lisbon team and have been linked to several "big", especially the Premier. (via MD)