William Carvalho saved for the derby

All cares are few with William Carvalho and so the clinical situation of Sporting’s 26 year old is being managed with tweezers. Away from the competition since April 5, the Portuguese international must still miss the game with Portimonense on Saturday, being saved for the derby with Benfica, very important to define the final classification of the lions in the League and that takes place on day 5 of May.

Muscle injury in the left thigh has prevented William Carvalho from being the option for coach Jorge Jesus since he had to leave midway through the Madrid game with Atlético of the quarter-finals of the Europa League (0-2). From there, five games without the 14 jersey – Paços de Ferreira, Atlético de Madrid (second leg), Belenenses, FC Porto (Portuguese Cup) and Boavista – five victories but the absence of a player that is very important for the team’s maneuver.

Thursday is three weeks since the injury. The prognosis for the recovery was three to four weeks, but caution that the average is saved for the next day, such as the incarnated and that can define, at least, who has the second place of the championship and entry in the Champions League. And the millions …

«Belotti will not continue unless a foreign club pays 100 million euros»

Andrea Belotti was one of the main figures of Seria A last season scoring 26 goals in 35 games.

The striker is coveted by several clubs and, this Wednesday, the president of Torino has once again stated that the player only leaves the club for 100 million euros.

“I still believe Belotti a lot. He was very unlucky this year. I defend him because of the injuries he suffered, no doubt affecting his performance, “he began by telling Tuttosport.

“We have to analyze your time coldly, support it and expect it to return to the best level. Belotti just does not stay in Torino if a foreign club pays 100 million euros, “he said.

Atalanta-Turin 2-1, Gasperini bypasses Milan and flies to 6th place

With the goals of Freuler and Gosens, the Bergamo beat the bull which is not enough for the momentary equal of Ljajic and break into the Europa zone

Overtaking successful, and running. Atalanta does not fail the opportunity opened by k.o. inside Milan and take the sixth place beating a minor Torino. Two head shots in the first seven minutes from situations of corner, only moments in which it manages to fill the opposing area, are the only signs of life of Torino in the first half, which soon escapes the control of Mazzarri’s team.
atalanta diesel – The Atalanta, which starts too soft, raises pace and center of gravity after a Papu left in the 12 ‘that wakes up the Bergamo. The Goddess begins to occupy the opposing midfield and creates mass hazards. At 18 ‘Gosens cross, Freuler on the far post puts in the middle of the head and Rincon must sweep in front of Sirigu. The goalkeeper grenade shows a little Freuler’s right-footed shot in the 19 ‘after one-two at the limit with Barrow, then he must go out to intercept a Gosens cross addressed to the young striker at 23’. Still Barrow protagonist on three occasions in sequence: right before the 29 ‘(Sirigu blocks), dribbling to follow and left on the first post (Sirigu gets there by foot, then Hateboer raises the target), and still control and shooting from central position (Sirigu rejects with open hands). Unique extemporaneous thrill in the Atalanta area, a pressure from Ljajic on Berisha who returns to the Serbian body and from there to the bottom.

Atalanta, Gasperini: “Our best race: cheering! And with the new stadium …”

The Bergamo coach analyzes the success on the grenade: “Great reaction after Larajic’s equal, but today we wanted to win”

Gian Piero Gasperini laughs. His Atalanta has bypassed Milan, is now sixth and finally sees Europe. The Bergamo coach analyzes the 2-1 at Turin and smiles: “I think today’s was the best match of our season for the maturity and safety we showed on the pitch.” Everything is even better because we played against a team as strong as Torino.The only episode that I did not understand from the bench is Ljajic’s goal: I’ll see him again, but there was a great reaction, because today we wanted to win “.

Enthusiasm – Today’s three points deliver unlikely European chances until yesterday. But the collapse of Milan makes you dream: “Back in Europe? There are still four fundamental games, the group is very solid, some absences have weighed, but nothing has changed: those who played today has been decisive and brought freshness. a strong team in the head even before the legs.I try to keep everything masked, but I’m happy as the players and as our audience, just the great enthusiasm that our fans send us was decisive, especially on a hot day like today in which it is not easy to play for 90 minutes with this intensity “. Last stop on the stadium: “It will be a fantastic goal, the city can not wait, there is a great identity with the team, the stadium will be a jewel for everyone .. The company would like to do it right away, but the bureaucracy delays”. At Sky Sports in the studio you joke about a possible dedication of the stadium to the Piedmontese technician who laughs and glides …

Marega available to return to eleven

After being in good form in the classic against Benfica, Marega did not leave the bench in the match with Sporting.

It was, however, a precautionary measure, so the Malian forward will be in a position to return to eleven in the match with V. Setúbal, scheduled for Monday.

At the end of the game of Alvalade, Sérgio Conceição has not yet concealed any apprehension about the clinical state of Soares, but despite the natural frame of fatigue that presents, the forward will also be in a position to play with the sadinos.

Only three coaches have more finals than Jorge Jesus

Jorge Jesus will play his fourth Portuguese Cup final on May 20. Only three other coaches were present at the finals: José Maria Pedroto, Fernando Vaz and Otto Glória.

The first final of Jorge Jesus was on May 27, 2007, in a Belenenses-Sporting: defeat by 0-1, goal of Liedson. Six years later, on May 26, 2013, in a Benfica-V. Guimarães, new snub: 1-2. A year later, finally, the first triumph: 1-0 to Rio Ave. Eleven years, four finals.

Jorge Jesus will join two other coaches who have been present in three Portuguese Cup finals for three clubs.
Otto Glória was the first to complete the trilogy in 1964: Benfica (1955, 1957, 1958 and 1969), Belenenses (1960) and FC Porto (1964).

Pedroto was, in 1975, the second to do so: FC Porto (1968, 1977, 1978, 1980 and 1983), V. Setúbal (1973) and Boavista (1975 and 1976).

Finally, now appears Jorge Jesus: Belenenses (2007), Benfica (2013 and 2014) and Sporting (2018).

If Sporting beat Aves in the final, Jorge Jesus will equal Otto Glória (Benfica and Belenenses), José Maria Pedroto (Boavista and FC Porto), Fernando Vaz (V. Setúbal and Sporting), Jimmy Hagan (Benfica and Boavista) and Rui Vitória (Benfica and V. Guimarães) as coaches who won the competition for two clubs.

Bebeto back to the squad

After failing to play with Moreirense to fulfill his punishment, Brazilian Bebeto is back to the Marítimo squad for Friday’s match against SC Braga (8.30 p.m.).
Conversely, coach Daniel Ramos has now retired the names of Luís Martins and Ibson, while Dráusio continues to recover from injury.

Here is the list of called:

Goalkeeper: Charles and Amir.
Defenses: Nanu, Bebeto, Zainadine, Pablo, Diney and Reuben Ferreira.
Midfielders: Erdem Sem, Gamboa, Ghazaryan, Jean Cléber and Fabrício.
Forward: Jorge Correa, Ricardo Valente, Everton, Rodrigo Pinho and Joel.

Iñigo Martínez: “In the Real Sociedad I was not being completely happy”

Iñigo Martínez, Athletic’s center, spoke to the club’s media and analyzed his transfer from Real Sociedad months later.

The decision to change the Real for Athletic

“I was happy, I thought that my time at the Real was over, I needed a change, I was not completely happy and in the end I had to make that decision, very important in my life. feel completely happy. ”
As a small Athletic era, but then you get excited about Real. Now I’m very happy to be in Athletic ”

Your previous experience in Lezama

“I was very young and a child from a village has a hard time leaving, you are a bit lost but when I arrived I felt very comfortable, like at home, now I am back here, very happy to be here”.

Athletic small

“These images are always saved, you never know what can happen … and look now where I am, I started being a little Athletic, in my town almost everyone is, my family, my people … I went to Real , many years there and want or not, you get excited about the Real, it’s normal, it happens to everybody, now I’m very happy to be in Athletic “.

Debut with defeat in Girona

“I was nervous even though I’ve been playing in Primera for a few years, a new team that has been training with the team for a few days, it was not a dreamed debut, it was not our best match, but despite everything I saw that this was my team, intensity and the claw that they put and I was reflected at all times with my teammates, Athletic is more like my playing conditions “.
“Even being in the Real, Athletic has always been a reference, it has always been a great team that any player likes, and more I am from Biscay and I have blown this”

Bonucci is with Buffon: “I had been in Madrid I would not have stopped my instincts”

The Rossoneri captain at Premium: “Gigi was the greatest goalkeeper in the history of football, Gigio can become one, he has to stay that way: light and without pressure”

Leonardo Bonucci does not deny his past. The captain rossonero defends Buffon after the polemics on the statements of the Juventus parigrado after Madrid. “Perhaps, if I had been in Madrid, I would not have been able to curb my instincts, Gigi is the greatest goalkeeper in the history of football”.

Gigio – And at Milan’s house there is the designated heir of Buffon: “The point of yesterday was important, so I exulted at Gigio’s parade as if he scored a goal, he had the same value. First I was lucky to have Buffon, who was the best, now there is Donnarumma who can become one. Gigio must stay that way, light, without feeling the pressure. In this way it can really grow. The reversal of Ronaldo and the parade of Gigio, two great technical gestures “.

Growth – The Milan defender talked to Premium Sport about the moment of the team: “She has grown and is still growing, we had problems in the first few months, but now we are slow, we did not understand where the we made mistakes and that’s why we did not get better, then we grew up and spent a lot of energies in the run-up “.

Gattuso – And before the last matches everyone believed in the Champions comeback: “I was hoping for a comeback, it means that we have become more team to make the definitive leap in quality.We improved in the defensive phase.When an attacker is 20 meters from us defenders, it reduces the space for the others and facilitates our task, all of this is thanks to Mr. Gattuso who has instilled in us this way of defending and looking for game plots that have allowed us to be third parties in the second round “.

The band – A joke also on the captain’s band: “I made myself available and I hope to do the best, I always tried to be myself, I did good things and other less good, but I’m happy to have brought experience to a very young group I am very happy to be the Milan captain “.

Next Engagement – on Wednesday the Rossoneri will be away on duty against Torino: “After a difficult period, they have recovered well, they play well and will need attention, but we have to win by force”. europa – On the Italians in Europe: “I’m happy for Roma and sorry for Juventus, given that making 3 goals at the Bernabeu is not something that often happens.The final episode does not stain a great performance for everyone”.

Bonucci: “Juventus champion of Europe without me? It would have been a blow”

The captain rossonero Tiki Taka: “Qualifying Champions at Milan? The expectations at the beginning of the season were those.It is now difficult but it is not a utopia”

Milan, the past, the ambitions and the Champions. Bonucci speaks to 360 degrees during the Tiki Taka transmission and does not hold back: “Vote for the Milan season so far? Six and a half.” The goal was to return to the Champions League? The expectations were those, I accepted this challenge with this dream of being able to play the Champions League with Milan, but it is difficult now, but we are still in the running and it is not a utopia, of course we should win all of them from here to the end What would I be willing to do if we had to go to the Champions League? I could shave my blonde beard. ”

Remorse – Bonucci looks back, the Cup finals lost with Juventus are still bad: “We were great even if when you get there it would be better to win it .. The final Cardiff did more harm than that of Berlin. to be stronger than Real who had not made an exciting fireplace, but in the second half they put us in great difficulty: If Juventus had won the Champions League without me this year? On a personal level it would have been a big blow but I had put in the preventive because Juventus remains a strong team regardless of me.I’m sorry for Gigi and for Giorgio and for all the boys because they deserved it, being 3-0 in Madrid is not for everyone “.

Disappointment – “Annoyed by the whistles of the fans of Juventus? No, they charged me more, I am for freedom of expression then the fan pays the ticket and can do it, I am a player who always puts his face. I’ve always done it at Juventus, it’s part of my character and Milan even more because I’m the captain, but it’s not a burden, when it’s important to protect the one that matters most In front of everyone, I really did not play against Napoli, I gave everything to Juventus and I will do the same every time I wear the Milan shirt, better at defense in three or four? I have a more limited field section, I was born playing four with Ventura “.

Mister – The Rossoneri have resumed winning and convincing with the change on the bench: “From a physical point of view something has changed with Gattuso? Every coach has his own idea of ​​football Montella brought AC Milan back to Europe and I think that’s enough for tell him thank you, but this season something got stuck in the gear and we were really ugly to see the championship still open – Napoli still have some chances but Juventus has still proved to be a great team with players out of the norm. he feels Juve’s mentality, just like the Milan mentality feels now when he talks about Gattuso “.

Young – Gattuso has raised several young Rossoneri: “How strong is Donnarumma? It is strong but has plenty of room for improvement, so I often stimulate him by attacking him a little when he makes some mistakes.” The insult a little bit but affectionately, knows that I do it for his own good.The material is there but we still have to work on it to make it unique Reina can do her second I do not see why they can not coexist Cutrone I like it because I see myself again in him. sometimes it must be redirected to the right path but it is one of those young Italian talents that will make its way “.

Rest – Did Napoli come down when it came out of the cups? “He has had a normal downturn but there is still a direct fight, a little rest is always for everyone, I personally play more and better, and I recharge myself in the winter break. why do you think about that race every day and build tension “.

Europa – Rome’s comeback? “It was exciting and fun to see her from the outside, I congratulate Di Francesco for the tactical move and for the aggressiveness that the team has put in. With Liverpool, Rome plays it, I do a big good luck to the Rome also for the many national team mates.

Defend Gigi – Buffon’s protests? In this long career I think Gigi has built a perfect image of the player. He never complained, he never pointed at others and was always an element of aggregation. The words of Madrid are the result of a frustration of something that has remained unfinished. I’m sorry because winning the Champions would have been the icing on the cake of a perfect career “.