RelatedPosts Stoke City manager salutes Mikel Breaking: Mikel seals Stoke City deal + photos Mikel undergoes Stoke City medical Brazilian club side, Botafogo, have reportedly expressed interest in signing John Obi Mikel. According to Yahoo Sports, the Brazilian side are in talks with the Nigerian midfielder who is currently a free agent after leaving Trabzonspor last month. Mikel reportedly cut ties with the club after the Turkish Super Lig continued as normal despite the outbreak of the coronavirus disease pandemic, which has claimed over 47,000 lives worldwide. The 32-year-old made a name for himself at Chelsea for whom he played for over a decade before stints at Tianjin Teda in China and in the English Championship with Middlesbrough. Mikel has won several trophies in a glittering career, including the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, two English Premier League titles and one UEFA Champions League crown with the Blues. Botafogo currently boast former Japan international Keisuke Honda on their books, while Yaya Toure was a reported transfer target for the Brazilian club earlier this year.— Tags: BotafogoJohn Obi MikelTrabzonsporYahoo Sports
A mistrial was declared Monday for two counts in the case of a West Palm Beach foot doctor accused of raping a woman in 2016.Court records show the jury found Scott Strolla, a podiatrist and surgeon, guilty as charged to video voyeurism, but couldn’t reach a verdict on whether to convict Strolla of sexual battery on a helpless person and sexual battery on a victim 18 years or older.Strolla and the victim knew each other from Facebook and offered to buy her drinks at a bar on Clematis Street, according to an arrest report. The victim then said she remembered waking up in Strolla’s house in the Mariners Cove neighborhood with Strolla on top of her engaging in sex. She said she remembered “clicking sounds” like a camera.When she woke up, she said she could not understand what she was doing at Strolla’s house, according to the report. She told Strolla she called an Uber and went outside and called 911 from the bushes down the street.Strolla has a status check on Wednesday, according to court records.