Ben­fica signs Jimenez from Atletico

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Raul Jimenez has brought a dif­fi­cult spell at Atletico Madrid to an end by agree­ing terms on a five-year deal at Por­tuguese cham­pion Ben­fica.

The Mexico in­ter­na­tional moved to the Vi­cente Calderon from Amer­ica ahead of last sea­son, but strug­gled to make an im­pact in La Liga.

"I did not play the min­utes I ex­pected [at Atletico], but I be­lieve in my worth and I want to show that I can help the team," Jimenez said. "I have the de­sire to play more to give the best of me. I know that it will not be easy. I'm in a great club and sur­rounded by high-qual­ity team­mates."

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