May 22, 2024

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After the first conversation, Atlético-MG and Jorge Jesus set out for a new meeting, this time with the club's sponsors |  Athlete - mg

After the first conversation, Atlético-MG and Jorge Jesus set out for a new meeting, this time with the club’s sponsors | Athlete – mg

A new meeting was scheduled for the end of Thursday afternoon, in Belo Horizonte time, with the attendance of part of the sporting summit, including the members of the 4R group, formed by Gallo’s main financiers, businessmen and advisers to Rubens and Rafael Menin, Ricardo Guimarães and Renato Salvador.

Jorge Jesus had a new conversation with Atlético-MG’s senior management – Photo: Divulgação / Benfica

In a conversation this afternoon, Rodrigo Caetano, Atlético’s director of football, represented the club. On the other hand, Jorge Jesus, who left the leadership of Benfica, on Tuesday, presented the terms of the transfer from Portugal and the expectations of a new job in Brazil.

Central de Mercado: Atletico MG meeting Jorge Jesus

In a way, both parties were more interested in knowing the other than striking a deal. Both Jesus and Caetano, together with the Atlético hubs, tried to get to know each other better at the same time that they “presented” themselves in this first contact.

with The departure of Coca, who asked to leave Atlético At dawn on Tuesday, Jorge Jesus became the main target of Gallo’s board of directors to take charge of the team from Minas Gerais. The Portuguese coach too He was in the line of Flamengo, which made the appointment of Paulo Sousa official, The former coach of the Polish national team, this afternoon, Wednesday.

very Jorge Jesus resigned, on Tuesday, from his position as coach of Benfica, After income below expectations in the Portuguese national team. Jesus coached the Flamengo team between 2019 and 2020, winning the titles of Libertadores, Campionato Brasileiro, Supercopa and two versions of Campionato Carioca, before returning to Portugal.

Partner Galo na Veia – Atlético-MG – Photo: Disclosure