The midfielder Rúben Neves was the player of the National Team chosen to project at a press conference this Sunday’s match against Switzerland, in Geneva.
The first question was about turnover and how players are dealing with it. “As naturally as possible. As the mister said when we arrived, there are 26 players ready to play and management is up to the mister, but everyone is very prepared to be called up and help the selection”, he said.
About Switzerland, which lost 0-4 in Alvalade: «Like all teams, they will make some adjustments, we too, the games are never the same and playing in Switzerland is never easy, it is always very difficult, we already have that experience and we know that we will have to be at our best to win.”
He was then asked about the confirmed absence of Cristiano Ronaldo in front of the Swiss. “It is in line with what I answered in the first question. Obviously, Ronaldo is the best in the world and it’s always good to play with him, but we’re all prepared to try to get three more points», he stressed.
Finally, a question about Palhinha in the Seleção and Palhinha… at Wolves, a club owned by Rúben Neves, a strong hypothesis in this market. «Pahinha is an excellent player, that’s why he’s in the national team, it’s up to the mister [Fernando Santos] make decisions according to the characteristics of each game. Regarding Wolves, I won’t comment, it’s not up to me to comment on the club’s transfers…»