Feja reveals Vieira’s resistance: “How can I leave you if you sell me Renato, Lindelof and Felix?” – Benfica

Ljubomir Fejsa joined Benfica in 2013 and ended his affiliation with the membership in September 2020. Many tears within the combine. The midfielder who now performs for Partizan in his native Serbia has made no secret of his love for the image he has represented for seven years, guaranteeing that he’ll turn into a Portuguese citizen. “Like my spouse, I ought to get my passport within the subsequent two months. Even at present, I am in contact with many individuals [n.d.r. antigos companheiros]. I particularly prefer to go to Lisbon”, he stated in an announcement to ‘Zurnal’ from Serbia. The 34-yr-previous Serbian participant realized that his two youngsters, Mateo and Petra, are Portuguese and regretted not with the ability to see their father. The pitch, successful the trophy.” When I lifted the final cup with Benfica, my son was younger and my daughter was not but born. It’s my fault I did not have youngsters when I was youthful. I hope to get one other probability to take them to the sphere [para novo êxito]”, he thought.

In 2020, with Luis Felipe Vieira nonetheless on the helm, Feja left Benfica to hitch Al-Ahly Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, a lot to the displeasure of the Eagles’ president on the time.

“The president of Benfica loves me and stated: ‘How can I leave you? You offered me Renato Sanches, Lindelof, [João] Félix…’ He raised hundreds of thousands!”, he recalled of the affect he had on the creation of a gaggle of gamers. About the midfielder, now at Paris Saint-Germain, he requested him for private favors for his sixes. Boy of the yr.” Matteo follows Partizan, Benfica and PSG. He is proud of Mbappe and Neymar. Renato Sanchez is there and I referred to as him. ‘Please make a movie wishing Mbappé on his birthday’. I knew he was going to be excited. When I confirmed it to him, he melted with pleasure”, revealed his father Fejsa.

In Portugal, Lyubomir Feja received 13 trophies and made many buddies. The Serbian footballer reviewed a number of the episodes and, specifically, the teammates who marked him and who stood out essentially the most.

“Ederson was a prime class participant, he defends brilliantly and now he is at Manchester City. He’s Brazilian, a joker. He additionally likes to drink. We had an excellent group. Jan Oblak is unbelievable. When I examine him to Ederson. I Don’t know who is healthier”, stated Fejsa, who was champion with each at Luz.

“Andre Almeida was a Benfica participant virtually all his life. He welcomed me and he nonetheless is. A typical Portuguese, as they are saying – a Benfica participant. The identical membership from childhood to the top. Nelson Semedo was very younger, we performed. One yr collectively”, he I keep in mind

Regarding the centre-again at Benfica, Fejsa made two highlights. “Jardel and Luisao are Benfica legends! When I arrived in Portugal, they instantly caught my consideration. When the captain says two or three phrases, you get goosebumps. Luisao is an actual chief. Jardel is at all times by his facet, little… . Also At the highest! Lindelof shortly confirmed world class, he left after a yr and a half”, recalled Fejsa, who described Grimaldo as a “typical Spaniard”. “It’s distinctive. It’s not 1.50 meters [n.d.r. mede 1,71m]But the ball, velocity, agility, taking free-kicks, capturing… it has all the pieces!”, he assured.

In midfield, he realized that “individuals had been mesmerized by the pairing of Matic who Benfica had been already planning to sell” and on the wings he highlighted “Bull Salvio”. “I ran by the wall when he began operating. I actually liked him. I stopped him all over the place however he at all times got here again. I’m completely happy that Zivkovic beat Panathinaikos a number of days in the past. We performed collectively for 4 years. It’s unusual for me. He’s PAOK went to La, he has high quality for the large league, for a powerful membership”, he reiterated, taking the chance to speak about Almani Moreira, the previous star of Partizan, and particularly his son, who now performs for Benfica’s B group. “His son [Diego Moreira] He is excellent, he performs for Benfica, individuals communicate effectively of him. If he has a head, and I suppose he does, will probably be good,” he stated.

Finally, among the many forwards, there may be a lot to admire. “Mitroglu: He would not run, however when you give him the ball in that space you can be completely happy. Same with Jonas, he is the most effective striker I’ve performed with. Raul Jimenez is completely different, to run… I prefer it when a striker runs, in protection Help your self. Seferovic hasn’t been taking part in a lot recently, he began a season effectively, he did not have a objective to be the highest scorer”, he emphasised.


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