A “very completely satisfied” Enzo, Grimaldo’s situation and João Victor’s ‘religion’: everything Roger Schmidt says – Benfica

This Wednesday, Roger Schmidt previews the match in opposition to Paços de Ferreira, a extremely anticipated match for the twentieth spherical scheduled for tomorrow at 20:15, on the Estádio Capital do Móvel.
P. Ferreira is the final categorized within the championship. Do you assume it might have an effect on the sport? “Yes, in fact. These groups preventing for security are all the time harmful, and already on the weekend they confirmed it. They consider they’ll nonetheless do it. We is not going to verify them on their place within the desk. high quality and concepts to remain in Liga Bwin. We should be at our greatest tomorrow, very concentrated, and then we are going to get the three factors. We are prepared for a troublesome sport “.


Roger Schmidt and the Benfica market:

Loan from João Victor, why did you determine this manner? Do you propose to lend or promote some other switchboards? “João is a small sufferer of the historical past of this season. In the summer time we had a sophisticated situation, three prime heart-backs have been injured, with lengthy-time period accidents: João Victor, Morato and Veríssimo. Before signing for Benfica, he bought injured and ended up being extra sophisticated than we anticipated. That’s why we needed to transfer to the market. Vertonghen left and at a sure level we solely had António Silva and Otamendi, so we regarded for Brooks . After a number of months they’re all prepared, and many others. now we have many good centre-backs and now we have to handle that. João Victor is an efficient participant and we belief him, however in the mean time he isn’t getting sufficient alternatives, and that is why he left on mortgage. , for us and for the long run, I feel it is the perfect determination. The gamers need to play and he’ll come again. I hope he performs for us, s he’s an excellent participant”.

Speaking of the market, do you assume it wants extra consolidation? Or would you quite not lose anybody? “We all the time attempt to do our greatest to enhance the squad. We have a situation in the summertime, with many good gamers, however now we have too many gamers. For every day coaching, now we have loads of gamers, they We want alternatives. At one level we tried to cut back the squad a bit of bit and enhance it. Now that is what we’re doing. We have a number of days, we made some choices, and if one thing will occur we are going to see instantly We are very targeted on the video games as a result of it is a decisive interval of the season. We have already proven that the gamers are very targeted, we’re taking part in good soccer, and that’s what I need now . Finally we get to regulate the squad”.

Are you assured in Enzo’s continuity? “Yes. When you see Enzo taking part in for Benfica you see a really completely satisfied participant, in good condition. He would not take into consideration something. I hope it stays like that”.

Grimaldo’s contract expires on the finish of the season… Have Benfica stopped renewing or are they nonetheless making an attempt? “It’s troublesome, he is an excellent participant who ends a contract in the summertime. These conditions are sophisticated for all golf equipment. If there’s a free participant, he has the chance to signal with one other membership, particularly when they’re high quality gamers. Good type. He is a key participant for us, he is excellent. He has nice dedication, motivation and mentality. He works arduous, he performs the entire 90 minutes, he -attack and defend. He performs very effectively and the membership is making an attempt to maintain him. On my aspect I wish to proceed working with him however I’m reasonable and we all know what soccer is. We give our greatest and then it is his determination. I hope he stays . If he would not keep, he will certainly give 100% till the top of the season”.

Benfica may be very energetic out there … What is your stability? Is the squad extra balanced? Looking at investing, do you assume it is all-or-nothing time? “We signed some gamers, we bought others like Darwin, we combined some within the formation… It’s a matter of transferring throughout the season, now we have to seek out the perfect in every participant. Our job after that’s to make adjustments. labored arduous to grasp the need of the gamers. There are some who wish to go away as a result of they do not have many minutes and now we have to respect that and discover options. Tried we are able to see the large image, however the objective is all the time to have a balanced squad to react to accidents, unavailable gamers… That is our job. In this switch window, now we have many gamers and we took the chance to resolve some conditions. But crucial factor is all the time what occurs on the pitch, which up to now goes effectively and it’s totally constructive.


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