Flamengo Coach Jorge Jesus: “Inter Owned Gabigol Has Problems Controlling His Emotions”

Flamengo Coach Jorge Jesus: “Inter Owned Gabigol Has Problems Controlling His Emotions”
November 18, 2019 15:15
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Flamengo coach Jorge Jesus spoke about Inter owned striker Gabriel ‘Gabigol’ Barbosa to gathered reporters after the Brazilian side’s 1-0 win over Gremio yesterday, with Italian media outlet FcInterNews noting his words.

“Gabigol is the best goal scorer in the Championship, a player who wanted to play for everything, to keep scoring. I still can’t make him emotionally as great a player as he is tactically and technically.”

“He has trouble with controlling his emotions, but he’s young, I have time to change him, I think. The best in the world don’t have these problems.”

Gabigol has scored 29 goals and provided ten assists in 37 appearances so far this season for Flamengo, in a season that has seen himself move past his poor spell in Europe with Inter and Benfica.

The Nerazzurri are now hoping to sell him to Flamengo in a deal worth around €20 million, with a percentage of any future resale included in the deal.

By Apollo Heyes
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