ose Mourinho has revealed Tottenham are the one one in every of his former golf equipment that he doesn’t have a “close bond” with.
Throughout his 17-month spell in control of Spurs, Mourinho was unable to safe any silveware, the one membership he has managed and never lifted a trophy at since his time at Uniao de Leiria greater than 20 years in the past.
Tottenham completed sixth after Mourinho changed Mauricio Pochettino mid-season in 2019, they usually sat seventh within the desk when he was sacked by Daniel Levy in April 2021, lower than every week earlier than he was set to guide the membership out at Wembley for the Carabao Cup closing.
Ryan Mason took interim cost of the membership, as he has achieved this season since Cristian Stellini’s departure, and was within the dugout as Spurs went on to lose that closing to Manchester Metropolis.
Mourinho bought the Roma job that summer season and stays within the sizzling seat in Italy, serving to the membership finish their 11-year trophy drought as they lifted the Europa Convention League final season. Extra success may comply with subsequent week, with Roma taking up Sevilla within the Europa League closing.
A lot of Mourinho’s time in north London happened with out followers in attendance, because of the Covid pandemic, and the Roma boss admitted that, together with the timing of his sacking, has meant he doesn’t maintain Tottenham significantly near his coronary heart.
“What will Roma leave me when I leave here? What all the clubs I’ve been to have left me,” Mourinho mentioned.
“I hope my words aren’t misinterpreted by Tottenham fans, but that’s the only club I don’t have a close bond with. Probably because the stadium was empty at the time of Covid and because President Levy did not let me play the final and win the trophy.
“People aren’t stupid, they understand that I give everything, it’s not a question of winning titles or not, but the fans perceive if I fight for them every day.”
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