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Jardel agrees to return to training

Updated: September 29, 2002, 1:18 AM ET
Reuters

LISBON -- Sporting Lisbon will lift its suspension of Mario Jardel on Saturday after the Brazilian striker agreed to return to training with the club following bouts of depression.

Jardel, Europe's leading scorer last season with 42 goals, was suspended earlier this month after failing to turn up for a series of medical examinations.

Jardel, dubbed "Super Mario" by Portugal's sporting press, has "shown his willingness to return to his sports activity", the club said in a statement ...

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