Alex Telles – ‘It is an honour working with Taffarel’ [divider]
Galatasaray left-back Alex Telles has revealed that it is an honour to work alongside Brazilian national team legend Claudio Taffarel.
“As you know Taffarel is goalkeeper coach at Galatasaray and for Brazil,” Telles told Globo Radio.
Telles also believes that Taffarel’s good relations with Brazil national team manager Dunga could help him make the national team squad.
“Taffarel and Dunga are good friends, this of course motivates me, I dream of making the national team and know I will only get there through hard work,” he added.
Taffarel has been goalkeeper coach at Galatasaray since 2011.
The Galatasaray legend won the Turkish league, Turkish Cup, UEFA Cup and Super Cup during his playing days in Turkey.
Taffarel won the 1994 World Cup with Brazil as well as two Copa America titles.
Telles joined Galatasaray on a €6 million transfer from Gremio last January and has made a total of 42 appearances for the Lions.
The Lions have won five and drawn two of the last seven league games in which Telles has started.