April 7, 2020
  • 11:00 am Calabar retain South Conference basketball title
  • 2:01 pm Sports Briefs
  • 1:59 pm Clarendon win, but champs drop out title race
  • 1:57 pm Sports Briefs
  • 1:54 pm Calabar excite at inaugural Wint/McKenley Classic

first_img‘I’m out!’: PewDiePie releases last video before taking break from YouTube Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans LeBron James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets McGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return Mourinho shelled out $111 million (105.2 million euros) last summer to re-sign their former midfielder Paul Pogba from Juventus, but the French outfit are poised to double that record to tempt the Brazilian from Barcelona.“When we signed Paul Pogba, I said he was not expensive,” Mourinho said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’“Expensive are the ones that get to a certain level without a certain quality. I don’t think £200 million for Neymar is expensive.“Expensive is the fact there will now be more players at £100m, more players at £50m, more players at £60m — that’s the problem. LATEST STORIES End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Indian national gunned down in Camarines Sur “Neymar is one of the best players in the world, so commercially that is very strong but the problem is not Neymar — the problem is the consequences.”Mourinho was speaking after a late Juan Mata goal gave his United team victory in their final pre-season game, after a Dennis Praet strike had cancelled out Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s first half goal.The win puts United in a confident mood ahead of next Tuesday’s UEFA Super Cup clash with Real Madrid in Macedonia.Mourinho revealed the club are likely to appeal the two-game European ban handed to Phil Jones after verbally abusing anti-doping officials after the Europa League final win in May.“Put yourself in his position. He wins a European cup and wants to celebrate with his team,” Mourinho said.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “He wants to get the cup, the medal and be in the pictures but one doctor wants to close him in a small room because of the doping control.“It’s very hard to control a player in this situation and UEFA should consider this. It’s not a normal match — it’s a cup, a medal, a celebration. It’s everything.“There was no wrongdoing in his behavior, just a human desire to celebrate. I feel really sorry for him and I don’t think it’s fair.“I would (appeal) if I was him. If you do that you have the risk of even more punishment but it’s a decision I will leave with him.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Neymar’s long road to football transfer history (FILES) This file photo taken on November 09, 2016 showsBrazil’s national team player Neymar gesturing during a training session at Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, ahead of their WC 2018 qualifier against Argentina next November 10.Neymar will leave prematurely the Catalan club the player announced on arrival to a training session at the Sports Center FC Barcelona Joan Gamper in Sant Joan Despi, near Barcelona on August 2, 2017 following a rumor that he is considering a move to French club PSG. / AFP PHOTO / EVARISTO SAManchester United manager Jose Mourinho said Wednesday he does not believe the record-shattering $260 million (222 million euro) transfer fee Paris St.-Germain are willing to pay for Neymar is expensive.But the Reds boss, speaking after his side beat Sampdoria 2-1 in Dublin in a pre-season friendly, is concerned how the staggering figure will affect future transfers.ADVERTISEMENT Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:27Superman’s first cape and Bilbo Baggins’ pipe to go on auction01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite MOST READ 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano View commentslast_img read more

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