Thursday, June 27, 2019

Jonas and Benfica set to agree on rescinding contract

Jonas will travel to Portugal to sit down with Benfica management this upcoming week as both sides look to come to an agreement to rescind the final year of his contract with the club. The 35 year old battled through injuries this past season and is set to announce his retirement from football. Benfica plan to have Jonas say his final good byes to fans at the clubs season presentation game on July 10 against Anderlecht. Jonas joined Benfica in the fall of 2014 and appeared in 183 games with the club in all competitions scoring an incredible 137 goals. Jonas won the golden boot as the leagues top scorer on two occasions and was named the league player of the year in 2015 and 2016. Jonas finishes his career as Benfica's 13th all time scorer in all competitions. Jonas will be remembered foundly at the Luz and finishes his Benfica career having won nine trophies with the club, four of them League Championships.

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