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Jorge Jesus rubbishes Mourinho claims: Benfica saw Talisca first!

Benfica coach Jorge Jesus has rubbished Jose Mourinho's claims about young attacking midfielder Talisca.

Chelsea boss Mourinho admitted over the weekend that several "great English teams" were chasing the youngster's signature, but could not push through any deal due to work permit difficulties.

Talisca joined Benfica in July from Bahia.

"Talisca is young and Benfica were once again the first to notice this talent and the quality he has," said Jesus.

"For me, the way Talisca played in Brazil, I always knew he could play well here."

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