Ecuador honors Valencia for his decade at Man United
Ecuador President Lenin Moreno presented Manchester United stalwart Antonio Valencia with the prestigious National Order of Merit medal in recognition of his decade playing for the Premier League giants. "I've ended a wonderful period in Manchester, but now there's a difficult match ahead and I hope to play well, which is being a good father,…
solskjaer is a breath of fresh air for United, says Jones
Phil Jones has saluted Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as a "breath of fresh air" after Manchester United made a winning start to the manager's permanent reign. Solskjaer was handed a three-year contract last week after a successful spell as interim boss since December. The former United striker's astute leadership has revived a club in turmoil during…
Mikel Obi talks early days in Chelsea, says Mourinho "killed me"
Former Chelsea midfielder and Nigeria international John Obi Mikel said he was quite slow to the pace expected of him by Jose Mourinho in his early days at the club. "Got sent off on my first game. Mourinho killed me. The speed of the game took me a while to understand it," Mikel said in…
Mourinho distances self from Real Madrid return
Jose Mourinho has not spoken to Real Madrid but has admitted he is ‘proud’ that their supporters chanted his name. Los Blancos fans called for the Portuguese boss to return after their 4-1 thumping at the hands of Ajax on Tuesday night. The defeat saw Real Madrid exit the Champions League at the last-16 stage after…
Mourinho trust Arrizabalaga will succed in Chelsea despite Carabao Cup final fallout
Former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says Kepa Arrizabalaga is 'a great kid' and believes the amazing fall-out with Maurizio Sarri at Wembley was down to a genuine mistake.
Empathy pivotal to Mourinho's next destination
Jose Mourinho wants his next club to be one where "internal empathy" exists and not "internal conflict" he told the Daily Telegraph on Tuesday.
Peace at last between Mourinho and Wenger
Arsene Wenger received the Laureus Lifetime Achievement award on Monday but it was the glowing tribute from the unlikeliest of sources Jose Mourinho that caught the eye.
Man Utd confirm huge Mourinho pay-off
Manchester United revealed on Thursday that sacking Jose Mourinho cost the club nearly £20 million, with executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward hailing the impact of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Mourinho avoids jail but hit by fine for tax fraud in Spain
Ex-Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has avoided jail for tax fraud as part of a deal with Spanish prosecutors revealed Tuesday but will pay a fine of close to two million euros.