'If I answer I'm going to be in trouble' - Mourinho's reaction to Dier's ban
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'If I answer I'm going to be in trouble' - Mourinho's reaction to Dier's ban

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho is not a shy man when it comes to speaking his mind, especially if he feels unjust treatment has been handed to his team. 

On Wednesday afternoon, the Portuguese was at his charming best when responding to journalists following Eric Dier's suspension. 

The midfielder was handed a four-game ban by and fined £40,000 by the FA on Wednesday, following an incident in which he climbed into the stands after an FA Cup game against Norwich City in March. 

The Special One, who spoke a few hours after the FA's statement was coy on the issue, saying if he commented, he will be in trouble. 

"No reaction," he responded to the question on what he thought about the ban. "I'd prefer no reaction,"

"I prefer no reaction," he went on when further pressed on whether or not the punishment was harsh. 

Adding: "If I answer I'm going to be in trouble, and I don't want to be, so I don't have reactions on that,"

The ban is a huge blow to Spurs, who are in the hunt for a Europa League qualification with the Champions League seemingly above them for now. 

They currently sit eighth on 48 points, seven points off fifth-placed Manchester United ahead of their match away to Bournemouth on Thursday night.