With the options commitments coming to an end, Roger Schmidt sees the red team recovering with the return of the remaining international players who lost their working pool on this break from club competitions.
After Bah (Denmark), Antonio Silva, Henrique Araujo, Paulo Bernardo, Samuel Soares (U21), Diego Moreira (U19), Gonzalo Ramos and Joao Mario (Choice A), the Benfica squad completed the day with a comeback. Of those who competed until later: Otamendi, Enzo Fernandez (Argentina), Vlashodemos (Greece) and Orsons (Norway). However, Otamendi, Enzo Fernandez and Orsens, the last three to arrive on a flight (and the two Argentines only landed in Lisbon this morning), worked only in the gym.
In a session with the first 15 minutes open to the media, at the Benfica campus, in Sexal, he noted the only absent, Morato, who is undergoing treatment for his injury, and about the presence of Lucas Verissimo and Joao Victor on the field, the latter already very close to full integration, although Veríssimo is also entering the final stage.
On Saturday, Benfica plays in Guimarães for the league, and on Wednesday hosts Paris Saint-Germain for the Champions League.
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