Carvalhal, the Portuguese football philosopher who dreams of training Atlético thanks to Futre

The Portuguese coach of Braga, Carlos Carvalhal, He doesn't want to look like anyone, his style is transgressive and he trusts the concept more than the game systems. He is an avant-garde football philosopher who confesses that he would love to coach João Felix. For his family, he refused to train the Flamengo.

Has been through the Premier and leagues like that of Turkey, Greece or United Arab Emirates; and last season, after returning to Portugal, he managed to put the Rio Ave in positions of Europa League. Now, the challenge passes because the Braga consolidate in positions Champions and compete against Benfica, Port and Sporting.

In an interview with the EFE Agency, acknowledges that his style involves “putting the players to think, since the legs without the brain are useless”.

In his player stage he shared a room with Paul
Futre in the Portuguese national team and this campaign will have the mission of catapult the young Abel Ruiz, a 20-year-old footballer trained in The farmhouse which has become the most expensive signing in the history of the Portuguese club.

“Training in Spain? I would love to. Our training philosophy is very close to Spain. I know the Spanish League very well. I am not going to reveal the club, but I was about to go to train at a club in Galicia, “said the coach, who did not hide that his dream would be to coach Atlético.

“A Spanish team that I would like to coach? He Atlético de Madrid, because in the selection of Portugal I was a roommate (in the concentrations) of Paul
Futre and I have a friendship with him. And I always wanted him Athletic will win. Then when Mourinho, Figo, Ronaldo, they arrived at Real
Madrid I wanted him to win. And the Chaves, where I played on loan at the age of 18, I wore the same kit as the FC Barcelona and we felt that we played with the same kit as him Barcelona”.