Tottenham has sacked a Portuguese manager, Jose Mourinho, after 17 months of his stay at the club. The coach reportedly signed his contract in November 2019. This happened after the club parted ways with former manager, Mauricio Pochettino.
However, until he terminated his contract as a coach, Mourinho was hailed for guiding the club, coming sixth in last season’s Premier League.
Further, all eyes are on Ryan Mason, a former midfielder for the club. There are expectations that he will down his tools after being in charge of the Spurs academy. Also, he is to take charge of the first team.
Currently, Tottenham is 7th in the Premier League table after playing three games and picking two points.
Mourinho football ship Sank
Having won different competitions in almost all the European Leagues, many football lovers hail Mourinho’s skills. However, his football ship began to sink after knocking him out of Europa League in March this year. Mourinho’s hope to win the Carabao Cup on April 25 died after the club’s management cut short his contract.
Elsewhere, on April 18, Tottenham joined the list of six clubs set to join the European Super League. According to reports, a section of football lovers welcomed this development. On the other hand, a good number of others, at the same time, criticized the move.
Also, other staff whose contracts were terminated at Spurs include Nuno Santos, Carlos Lalin, and other coaching personnel like Joao Sacramento and Giovanni Cerra.
Daniel Levy appreciates the coach
However, the club’s chairman, Daniel Levy, appreciated Jose Mourinho for his work, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. He maintained that Mourinho and his coaching staff remained with them during the challenging times as a club. According to him, the coach is a true professional, who showed enormous resilience during the pandemic.
Further, Levy said he enjoyed working with Mourinho and regret that things did not work out as they planned. He noted that they will always welcome the manager. Also, he thanked him and his coaching staff for their contributions.
According to match analysis, Mourinho (alias the Special One ) suffered 10 defeats. It is strange in the history of his coaching career to see his team as the first Premier League club to drop out. This happened after a draw of 2-2 with Everton on Friday’s Premier League action.