Coach Roger Schmidt was revealed this Thursday.
The coach of Benfica stated this Thursday that he’s certain that Enzo Fernández won’t miss till Saturday, the eve of the re-opening of the switch market, however assured that he’s solely targeted on the go to of Braga.
“Until the thirty first of December we’re secure for all the gamers. No one can purchase a player from us. So on the eve of the game towards Braga I’m solely targeted on that. Everything will occur, perhaps, if the switch window is open”, stated Roger Schmidt, in a press convention, in Seixal.
The presence in entrance of the media served to anticipate the assembly of the 14th spherical of the I Liga, however the coach ended most of the time answering questions on the midfielder who was chosen as the finest younger player of the World Cup in Qatar and Believes that “there may be all the time a threat of dropping gamers” and that at Benfica they have to be “prepared for something”.
“These younger gamers typically have alternatives. It’s not simply Enzo, it is all the gamers. It’s a part of the enterprise of soccer. When they’ve alternatives, they need to make selections. I can provide them recommendation and proposals, however I all the time respect the selections of the gamers, as a result of they solely have one profession”, lowered the German.
Regarding the indisputable fact that Enzo Fernández wrote that he’ll journey to Argentina to have fun New Year’s Eve with his household, Schmidt stated that he doesn’t know something about what is going on in social networks, however he’s extra intransigent.
“We are knowledgeable soccer group, the guidelines are [iguais] for all gamers. It is essential for all gamers to relaxation between video games to organize for the subsequent game. There aren’t any exceptions to this”, emphasised the coach of “incarnates”.
Regarding the go to to Braga, the coach revealed that he ready the game “with the entire squad obtainable, besides for David Neres”, together with Otamendi and Enzo Fernández, who performed in the World Cup till the final assembly and final week . returned to work at Benfica.
Schmidt admitted that this 12 months “all the pieces is completely different” as a result of the World Cup takes place in the center of the season and there’s no “relaxation, trip and pre-season” for the world champions, however assured that each will likely be “very motivated” who returned to work at the membership and who even had a bonus over their teammates.
“Actually, they’re in the finest state of affairs as a result of they’ve tempo. They are the solely gamers in our group who’ve tempo, so what I hope is that they are going to have enjoyable tomorrow. [sexta-feira] to play once more for Benfica”, commented the coach.
Benfica visited Braga on Friday, in a match for the 14th spherical of the I Liga, which is able to begin at 21:15, at the Estádio Municipal de Braga, with the refereeing of João Pinheiro (AF Braga).
The group coached by Roger Schmidt leads the championship with 37 factors and seeks to extend the distance to FC Porto to eight factors, which defeated Arouca, on Wednesday, 5-1, in the spherical that marked the return in the championship after a month and a half interruption throughout the Worlds.
On the different hand, Braga is in third place, with 28 factors, and is seeking to shut the hole between the two rivals, however has to react to the 5-0 defeat suffered in the earlier game, towards Sporting, which counts for the League Cup.