Fernando Santos gave a long interview on a channel of his homeland and, among other things, he was asked about his future on the bench of the Portuguese national team and dropped the bomb.
Bomb by Fernando Santos, who in an interview said that if Portugal does not qualify for the World Cup in Qatar, then he will leave the technical leadership of the team.
“If we do not advance to the World Cup, I will leave. We do not need to talk if this happens. But it will not happen…. I have made this promise to the President. As long as we achieve our goals, we will walk together. Not because of our sympathy or friendship”, he said.
“Our personal relationships do not count“.
Portugal will play a draw to qualify for the Qatar World Cup in November-December.
Fernando Santos has been at the helm of the Iberians for seven years now, having won the Euro and the Nations League.