‘Cadena Ser’, Spanish media revealed that. The reason Nuno Espirito Santos became the former coach of Al-Ittihad was a quarrel with Karim Benzema, the Italian striker. France at halftime of the game against Al-Quwa Al Jawiya in the AFC Champions League ทางเข้า UFABET
Nuno, the 49-year-old Portuguese coach is in a difficult situation. After Al-Ittihad performed poorly with only 21 points from 12 games played. Ranking 6th in the Saudi Pro League. After leading Al-Hilal to 11 points. The last straw was broken after a 0-2 defeat to Al-Quwa Al Jawiya, an Iraqi club in the AFC Champions League. After arguing with Benzema during halftime.
Benzema moved from Real Madrid to play for Al-Ittihad in the summer. He is followed by top players such as N’Golo Kante, Fabinho and Luiz Felipe, with the French striker playing an important role at the club and having a good relationship with senior management. This ultimately led to the decision to remove Nuno from his position as trainer.
According to reports, Nuno called Benzema a lazy player. After trying to call on the French striker to put more pressure on the opponent The conversation between the two sides was also revealed.
‘You are a great player. But it seems like you’re too lazy to put pressure on your opponent,’ Nuno said, while Benzema shot back: ‘Don’t just talk to me. But you should talk to the whole group.’
Before the 49-year-old trainer continued, ‘You lead the team. Be an example to the players and the most important athlete. You have to take the initiative. And set an example for all the players.’ So when the players neglected to respond, Nuno called him ‘lazy’.