Thursday, December 12, 2019

Benfica sign new contract with Bruno Lage

Benfica Blog
Benfica and manager Bruno Lage have officially announced what has been rumoured to have been done for weeks now, they club and manager have agreed on a new contract that will run until the end of the 2023/24 season. Bruno Lage who was a former assistant manager of current Rio Ave manager Carlos Carvalhal at Sheffield Wednesday and Swansea City, he joined Benfica last season to manage the clubs B squad until the dismissal of Rui Vitoria in January were he was moved into the intern role with the main squad. Lage's early performances with the club earned had the intern tag removed and he went on to turn the club around and win the Portuguese League. Bruno Lage's record with Benfica across all competitions is 40 wins, five draw and eight losses. Bruno Lage will now earn €2M per season to manage Benfica and his buy out clause remains at €20M. Lage currently has Benfica in top spot in the Portuguese League after 13 weeks of the season and will manage Benfica through another Europa League campaign in February.

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