Previous
West Ham United
Tottenham Hotspur
4:30 AM UTC
Game Details
AFC Bournemouth
Wolverhampton Wanderers
7:00 AM UTC
Game Details
Arsenal
Southampton
7:00 AM UTC
Game Details
Brighton & Hove Albion
Leicester City
7:00 AM UTC
Game Details
Crystal Palace
Liverpool
7:00 AM UTC
Game Details
Everton
Norwich City
7:00 AM UTC
Game Details
Watford
Burnley
7:00 AM UTC
Game Details
Manchester City
Chelsea
9:30 AM UTC
Game Details
Next

No recent activity

Ex Brazil striker Jo released by Atletico Mineiro

Atletico Mineiro football director Eduardo Maluf explains the team's decision to release Brazilian international Jo.

SAO PAULO -- Former Brazil and Manchester City striker Jo has been released by Atletico Mineiro because of indiscipline.

Atletico Mineiro released the striker and two other players on Monday, saying they committed a "serious" breach of team rules after a Brazilian league match this weekend.

Club officials did not elaborate. Jo had already been punished by the club this year after failing to arrive at training on time. He had claimed he was suffering family problems.

Jo missed matches before playing in the team's 1-0 loss to Atletico Paranaense on Sunday.

The 27-year-old striker had a contract with Atletico until 2016. Jo signed for Manchester City in 2008 and played on loan with Everton and Galatasaray until 2011.

He was Brazil's reserve striker at the World Cup this year.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.