Benfica boss Jorge Jesus took a swipe at Man City as Ruben Dias made a tearful exit from the Portuguese membership.
The 23-year-old accomplished his transfer to the Etihad on Tuesday, in a deal price £62million, following 12 years at his boyhood membership.
He marked his exit with a objective throughout the membership’s 2-Zero win over Moreirense on Saturday, which everyone, together with his coaches and teammates, knew could be his final match for the membership.
Footage has emerged of a particular farewell for Dias within the altering room after the win, the place Jesus delivered a parting message.
And the eccentric Portuguese supervisor, by no means one to chew his tongue, couldn’t resist a parting shot at his participant’s new membership, insisting City are solely greater than Benfica in a monetary sense.
Jesus stated: “Ruben is having a ship off, not just for what the staff has completed, however for the sport [2-0 win over Moreirense] he’s performed, too.
“He was the captain, scored a objective so every thing was good. His future appears good too, all of us consider that.
“The lifetime of a footballer is a bit like this, you’re leaving an ideal membership [Benfica], greater than City, which is simply smaller financially. And that’s what makes the distinction, the remaining with with you.”