Benfica's Brazilian striker was in advanced talks with Al-Nassr of Saudi Arabia. But Jesus was able to persuade Al-Hilal's president to hire him
Jonas will be playing for Al-Hilal, a Saudi club trained by... Jorge Jesus. DN found out that the 34-year-old Benfica striker, who was negotiating with Al-Hilal's rival club Al-Nassr, agreed to the transfer conditions this afternoon, after being persuaded by Jorge Jesus, who trained him when they were both at Luz.
According to what DN could find out, when he learned that the rival club was going to pay an amount of almost five million euros to Benfica for the transfer, the Portuguese coach pressured the president of Al-Hilal to hire the Brazilian striker.
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