Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Mourinho Hits out at 'Unethical' Managers

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Mourinho Hits out at 'Unethical' Managers

Article excerpt

A ball has yet to be kicked in anger this Premier League season but Jose Mourinho has wasted no time getting stuck into Arsene Wenger and Jurgen Klopp by branding them "not ethical."

As the Manchester United manager gave the clearest indication yet Paul Pogba is set for an imminent return to Old Trafford, he could not resist having a dig at the Arsenal and Liverpool bosses.

The pair have questioned the world-record fee of PS100million which appears to be the amount it is taking to prise the France midfielder from Juventus.

Asked whether a big signing could be expected over the next few days, the Portuguese said: "Yes."

When he was then asked if he was confident it would be Pogba, Mourinho said: "I don't like to speak about other clubs or about players from other clubs.

"Other managers like to do that. They like to speak about my club and my players.

"I am very pragmatic on this. The only thing which matters for me is what happens in my house, not in the house of my neighbours. …

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