“Atlético is close to becoming SAf, they might not even want me”

Today’s (seventeenth) 1-0 defeat towards Avaí within the twenty seventh spherical of the Brazilian championship opened the ambiance of disappointment for coach Cuca and soccer director Rodrigo Caetano with Atlético-MG’s marketing campaign in Brazil and with different outcomes of the season. After the sport, each the coach and the supervisor addressed the group and emphasised that the accusations had been made towards the crew.

“At some level, the followers can calm down, as a result of the boys are strongly demanded by me, Rodrigo. It is an inside accusation, nobody will reveal it. We misplaced collectively. Palmeiras to get a direct place within the Libertadores,” started Cuca.

Cuca is beneath contract with Atletico till the top of this season and his future on the helm of the crew is nonetheless undecided, with this reality the coach highlighted Atletico’s transfer to turn into SAF.

According to Cuca, the numbers nonetheless want to be improved, as it might occur that new buyers will not even want to proceed the present work when the method is launched.

“Atletico is close to becoming SAF. They might not even want me for 2023 with numbers as unhealthy as they are. The numbers are literally horrible. I’m not going to hold these unhealthy numbers right here. I’ll transfer the sweet and make this flip, I can they cost,” he added.

On the opposite hand, director Caetano denied that there was any group resistance to the return of Cuco as a doable issue to clarify the crew’s poor efficiency.

“Cuca has at all times been united. The want was that he would not depart. There was no higher title after we determined to change. What will likely be confirmed is the sport, we’re incorrect who do not handle to win. In the will for management Let or not it’s it’s totally clear that the acceptance and admiration of his work has at all times been there,” he mentioned.

Check out different excerpts from Cuca’s interview:

unhealthy numbers

“The followers have each cause to be in hassle. We do not have the outcomes that we count on from an ideal crew with huge stakes. The followers are proper. a recreation we confirmed nicely this week. We got here with a lightweight crew, free, motivated for a outcome the primary half that was even performed like that and after the penalty the sport grew to become the opposition’s. The opposition simply had to defend. We do not follow transitions with out being the again line and principally carry the ball to the keeper. We have to reside with this unhealthy outcome one week, which sadly occurred.”


“When they rating a objective, the sport turns into useful for Avaí. They have lowered the traces, they have a well-positioned protection. We do not have a ball recreation in area. When you rating a objective, you’ve gotten to play the sport beneath strain. But it is not simply psychological, we’ve got to be lifelike, that we are able to do extra of what we do.”

crew adjustments

“Hulk’s arrival is a part of that. All the video games are decisive, he reveals confidence, for instance, even although he was not match to play. He was prepared, he wished to come, no one pressured him, he got here due to the management he has and as a captain. sooner protection, however sadly Jemerson and Rubens took a card and hung the left facet. We introduced Nacho extra to the facet, then inside. We seemed for options, then changed. We tried Kardec as a reference. We tried each approach, there was no lack of will, we won’t to say they do not run, they do not combat. The ball is not left to us.”

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