Jorge Jesus is a Portuguese football manager and former football player, best known for his time at Portuguese club Benfica. After winning the Primeira Liga three times and the Taça de Portugal twice with Benfica, Jesus was appointed manager of Sporting CP in June 2015. During his tenure at Sporting, Jesus won the 2017 Taça de Portugal and 2018 Taça da Liga. In May 2019, Jesus moved to the Middle East to manage Al-Hilal in Saudi Arabia, where he achieved the 2019–20 Saudi Professional League title and the 2019–20 King Cup of Champions. Jesus returned to Portugal in July 2020, taking the reins at Braga in the Primeira Liga.
Mesut Ozil acknowledged his “dream” move to Fenerbahce did not go in the “direction” he wanted as he heads for Istanbul Basaksehir. The 33-year-old had been at odds with interim head coach Ismail Kartal, and Jorge Jesus seemingly made it clear Ozil was not part of his plans following his appointment as boss last month. […]