Jota, 20-year-old forward, renewed contract with Sport Lisboa e Benfica until 2024. the youngster joined the eagles through the Geração Benfica Soccer Schools.
“It's really good. It's the recognition of my work by Benfica. I'm very happy, my family's happy too. May this contract last many years and with many successes”, he claimed, in statements with BTV.
“I'm happy. It is my beloved Club and to remain here until 2024 is, without a doubt, very good. I intend to continue many more years and make all Benfica fans very happy”, wished Jota.
The debut with Benfica's first team took place on October 18, 2018, in the match against Sertanense (0-3) in the 3rd round of the Portuguese Cup, at Estádio Cidade de Coimbra. He played 13 minutes.
In 2019/20 he has made 17 appearances, with participation in all competitions (Liga NOS, Portuguese Cup, League Cup, Super Cup, and Champions League). He scored two goals, both in the League Cup, and has racked up 521 minutes of playing time.
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