Jose Mourinho appointed as new Spurs boss

Brian Jeeves

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR has moved quickly to replace Mauricio Pochettino, announcing former Chelsea and Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho, as their Head Coach.

Mourinho has signed a contract with the North Londoners until the end of the 2022/23 season. The 56-year-old won three Premier League titles and one FA Cup during two separate spells at Chelsea, while he lifted the Europa League and Carabao Cup whilst at Old Trafford.

As well as his successes in England, Mourinho claimed silverware in his native Portugal with FC Porto as well as at Inter Milan and Real Madrid – Notably, winning the Champions League with both clubs. 

Speaking to about the appointment, Tottenham chairman, Daniel Levy, said: “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 honours at every club he has coached. We believe he will bring energy and belief to the dressing room.”

Meanwhile, Mourinho enthused: “I am excited to be joining a club with such a great heritage and such passionate supporters. The quality in both the squad and the academy excites me. Working with these players is what has attracted me.”


Brian Jeeves