Super-agent Jorge Mendes is consistent.
Repeatedly over the last few months he’s been asked if Cristiano Ronaldo will leave Real Madrid anytime soon, and one of football’s most powerful men continues to bat away the speculation.
Mendes was in Dubai on Sunday at the Globe Soccer awards gala, and he used to opportunity to once again distance his client from suggestions he is leaving the Santiago Bernabeu. Mendes told reporters:
He’s the best of all time and will play probably another 4 , 5, 6, 7 years in Madrid, he will finish his career there. With the Merengues he is happy and will hang up the boots at 40 years of age.
Jorge Mendes was at the event as he won the ‘Agent of the Year’ award in Dubai.
Aside from talking about Cristiano, Mendes also revealed his belief that Benfica currently have the best youth academy in the world.
Watch Jorge Mendes’ thoughts on Benfica below.
"Neste momento o Benfica tem a melhor academia do mundo. São um exemplo para o resto dos clubes." – Jorge Mendes pic.twitter.com/X3mRtZbkWz
— Benfica Stuff (@Benficastuff) December 27, 2015