Jose Mourinho has been appointed as new Tottenham head coach just hours after Mauricio Pochettino was sacked. The Portuguese coach has signed a contract which will keep him at “The New White Hart Lane” until the end of the 2022/23 season.
Jose Mourinho back in management
Mourinho, 56, has been without a job, since December last year following a poor run of results at “Old Trafford” which ultimately lead to his sacking.
However, Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy has greeted Jose in a positive fashion, saying:
“In Jose, we have one of the most successful managers in football. He has a wealth of experience, can inspire teams and is a great tactician. He has won honors at every club he has coached. We believe he will bring energy and belief to the dressing room.”
Mourinho, himself, was also quite enthusiastic about being handled the role.
“I am excited to be joining a club with such a great heritage and such passionate supporters.”, the ‘Special One,’ said.
“The quality in both the squad and the academy excites me. Working with these players is what has attracted me.”
The former Manchester United, Chelsea, Inter and Real Madrid head coach has been greeted with huge respect by the North London club, with a statement on the “spurs” website reading:
“Jose is one of the world’s most accomplished managers having won 25 senior trophies.”
“He is renowned for his tactical prowess and has managed FC Porto, Inter Milan, Chelsea, Real Madrid and Manchester United.”
“He has won a domestic title in a record four different countries (Portugal, England, Italy and Spain) and is one of only three managers to have won the Uefa Champions League twice with two clubs, FC Porto in 2004 and Inter Milan in 2010.”
“He is also a three-time Premier League Champion with Chelsea (2005, 2006, 2015).”
The Portuguese manager has won it all during his coaching career. He’s a 3-time Premier League winner, 2-time Champions League holder, FA Cup, and League Europa winner and received the World’s Best Club Coach award 4 times.
We here at apsportseditors.org are very interested to see how Jose is going to cope with his new role. Tell us how you think he’ll do at his third Premier League club, in the comments below.