Match 12

1st Inns

0/0 (0.0 ov)

Tottenham has announced that former players and club academy coach Ryan Mason will take over the first team training session on Monday.

File picture of Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho. AP photo

London: Jose Mourinho was sacked by Tottenham on Monday, just six days before they play Manchester City in the League Cup final, when the Portuguese boss paid the price for a tumultuous campaign.

Mourinho, 58, was after sacked only 17 months, although he could have led the club to its first cutlery since 2008.

Tottenham struggled to qualify for the Champions League with a top 4 result in the Premier League.

Spurs are currently in seventh place, five points behind fourth-placed West Ham, and suffered a shock against Dinamo Zagreb in the last 16 of the Europa League Duties have been released, “Tottenham said in a statement.

The bomb news came less than 24 hours after Tottenham announced they were one of 12 clubs planning a breakaway European S uper League.

Tottenham’s academy coach Ryan Mason, a former player for the club, will do first-team training this week and will select the team for Wednesday’s Premier League clash with Southampton and the League Cup final at Wembley.

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy said: “Jose and his coaching staff have had some of our toughest times as a club with us.

” Personally, I have enjoyed working with him and I regret things did not work out as we both had imagined.

“He will always be welcome here and we would like to thank him and his coaches for their contribution.”

Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann is the bookmaker’s favorite , who is replacing Mourinho, and Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers is also a competitor.

Nagelsmann has also been linked with Bayern Munich, which boss Hansi Flick will lose Tottenham could have persuaded them to respond to Mourinho now instead of waiting for the end of the season.

Mourinho’s sudden exit marks the latest setback in a once glittering managerial career that is now in decline.

The former Heads of Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Real Madrid and Manchester United were appointed by Tottenham in November 2019, less than 12 hours after Mauricio Pochettino’s sacking.

Unlike Pochettino, Tottenham for the 2019 Champions League final led and consistently finished in the top four, Mourinho was unable to elicit any reaction from his squad.

Tottenham finished sixth last season and left the Champions League for the last 16 years.

Amid reports of dissatisfaction among the players with The Portuguese coach had lost sight of Mourinho’s conservative tactics and boring training sessions for several weeks.

He had with the loaned Rea l Madrid star Gareth Bale publicly spat about his suitability for an FA Cup defeat at Everton, claiming that Toby Alderweireld was not in the squad because of a late return from international break when the Belgian was actually at the training ground.

There Tottenham is unlikely to qualify for the Champions League, there are also fears that star striker Harry Kane will ask to leave in the final season.

Only during his time at Portuguese club Leiria did Mourinho manage his career achieved a lower win rate in all competitions (45 percent) than at Tottenham (51 percent).

Tottenham lost 20 points from the winning positions and achieved a 2-0 lead in the first leg against Dinamo in the Europa League.

After Mourinho branded himself “Special One” after winning the Champions League in 2004 with Porto, he won the Premier League title three times with Chelsea in two spells.

He led Inter Milan to Champions League glory in 2010 and won La Liga with Real Madrid.

But his second appearance at Chelsea ended in sharpness in 2015 when he was sacked after losing support from key players. < A two-year tenure at Manchester United brought Europa League and League Cup glory, but Mourinho's failure to keep his stars happy also led to his sacking in 2018.

Mourinho’s last game against Tottenham was a frustrating 2 : 2 draw at Everton on Friday, which extended the team’s winless run to three games and brought down the ax.

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The British media quickly turned their guns on the greedy owners of the Premier League teams involved.

Foden scored in the 90th minute to give the Premier League leaders a hard-earned 2-1 win in the first leg at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday, minutes after Marco Reus appeared to have drawn a draw for the German team.

Solskjaer said a main reason United’s poor form at home is the red coverage of the seats, which leads his players to seek out each other for passes because their red jerseys blend them into the background of the stadium.

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