He’s the kind of guy … He was the man who convinced Roman Abramovich to buy Chelsea in 2003 - having considered bids for Tottenham and Manchester United previously. How long had Spurs been talking to Jose? Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho ‘feels very bad’ about Dele Alli omission. Tottenham veteran Moussa Sissoko is well aware of Jose Mourinho's ability to win but admitted that he was "scared" of trying to forge a good relationship with the manager at first. Create a commenting name to join the debate, There are no Independent Premium comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts, There are no comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts. Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho tells Gareth Southgate what he can call him after 'Gary' error; Juan Jesus. If I am successful, it is because it is an everyday job and I've been in it for decades.". But did even Mourinho expect him to make such a difference so quickly? Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho knows his team did something special in a historic 6-1 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford on … JOSE MOURINHO reckons Spurs are turning into the ‘intelligent c***s’ he wants them to be. Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. What happened between Tottenham and Mauricio Pochettino? Jose Mourinho insists it is the “quality” in Tottenham Hotspur’s players that attracted him to accept the offer to replace Mauricio Pochettino as manager. He is back in football 11 months after being axed by the Red Devils. Jose Mourinho is the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur but just how did their deal come to fruition and why did the club decide to move on from the popular Mauricio Pochettino? I know that name. Zahavi remains good friends with Jorge Mendes, the head of Gestifute, the world's biggest football agency - who has looked after Mourinho's interests for most of the last decade - although Mendes was not involved in the deal announced this morning. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? Zahavi explained how Jose was perfectly placed to arrest Tottenham's decline, to instil a new belief in the squad - and how he was desperate to get back onto the training ground to work with players after 11 months out of the game. It was Mourinho … CHELSEA 0-0 TOTTENHAM: Spurs boss Mourinho kept Chelsea's in-form attackers at arm's length for much of the match - but this came at the cost of blunting his own forward line The man who took Neymar to Paris St Germain in a world record £190m deal was the driving force which convinced Daniel Levy that Jose Mourinho was the man to turn Tottenham's fortunes around. The Portuguese has signed a contract to 2023 Harry Kane and Heung-min Son have done a … As Jose Mourinho returns to the Premier League once again, take a look back at some of his classic press conference moments. Free agent midfielder Jack Wilshere has revealed his admiration for Jose Mourinho but insists that he could never join Tottenham. The Portuguese explained: “I am excited to be joining a club with such a great heritage and such passionate supporters. Free agent 'Arsenal man' Jack Wilshere admires Jose Mourinho but cannot join Tottenham Hotspur Reuters / Nov 11, 2020, 14:50 IST Facebook Twitter Linkedin EMail The Spurs boss masterminded his side to a 2-0 win over Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, which helped his team to the top of the […] 2001 - Juan Sebastian Veron arrives at Manchester United from Lazio for £28.1m. There is no doubting what his main priority is and that is to deliver success. Free agent ‘loves’ Jose Mourinho but could ‘never’ join Tottenham. Jose Mourinho is the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur but just how did their deal come to fruition and why did the club decide to move on … The most insightful comments on all subjects will be published daily in dedicated articles. Zahavi was also behind Neymar's world record move to PSG, Jose Mourinho is the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur, last season's losing Champions League finalists had indeed announced Mourinho as their new boss, We would like your feedback, please fill in our survey, 1979 - Avi Cohen from Maccabi Tel Aviv to Liverpool for £200,000 - Zahavi's first major transfer. Sky Sports News understands there were three other managers on Levy's shortlist to take over from Pochettino but only one more of that trio is currently out of work. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Posted by Jamie Wilkinson Follow @JW_Journo. The son of a shopkeeper, Zahavi was a sports journalist for several Israeli newspapers, after dropping out of university. It was a cagey affair in west London with both teams towards the top of the table. ... Tottenham have a fantastic new stadium. Mourinho had prioritised a return to the Premier League because he was motivated to win major trophies with a third English club. 2017 - The big one as Neymar become's the world's most expensive player signing for PSG for £190m. Arsenal did it again. Agent Pini Zahavi was behind Jose Mourinho's move to Tottenham. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? The Spurs boss masterminded his side to a 2-0 win over Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, which helped his team to the top of the table, where they remain on goal difference. ... Celtic join Rangers and Hibs in keeping tabs on Airdrie ace Thomas Robert. The former Manchester United and Chelsea boss has been given a three-and-a-half year contract to take charge at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.. How the Premier League table looked when Jose Mourinho took over at Tottenham. When did mourinho join Chelsea? What has "The Special One" been promised? Jesus is one of them, though he is only a bit-part player at Roma and at 29 years old probably represents a relatively short-term option. Son and Kane have combined for 31 Premier League goals - the second most of … 1 2 3. From the section European Football. Former Arsenal midfielder and free agent Jack Wilshere has given his verdict on whether he would join Tottenham if Jose Mourinho made a shock sudden approach to sign him. Jose: Do Liverpool really have injury problem? Date published: Tuesday 10th November 2020 9:42. December 4, 2020. Jose Mourinho delighted with Tottenham players’ ‘change in mentality’ after frustration over Chelsea draw. As part of the negotiations with Daniel Levy, Mourinho was promised funds to improve the squad in January and in the summer transfer window, if he felt necessary. Jose Mourinho has laughed off criticism that his Tottenham team are boring to watch. He wanted them to do things differently including how contracts were negotiated with some players, who felt they were being left behind on the pay scale compared to other clubs. ', PDC World Darts Championship: Draw, results, schedule, Liverpool to host Man Utd live on Sky Sports, Pini Zahavi's deals have been some of the most significant in world football. liverpoolecho. Jose Mourinho joined Chelsea in … We take a look at the challenges Jose Mourinho will face as he begins his reign as Tottenham head coach. 16 Conclusions: Tottenham 2-0 Arsenal. When results and performances continued to nosedive, the decision was taken to sack him. The 28-year-old left north London to join Inter in January this year – penning a four-and-a-half-year deal. Funds will be made available if deemed necessary. Sky Sports News has also been told Tottenham's players are looking forward to working with Mourinho. It’s a not a problem.” Indeed, Chelsea did the league double over Tottenham last season, beating its London rival 2-1 at home, but the current version of Spurs has more of Mourinho’s fingerprints on it. Graeme Souness believes it is the ideal time for Jose Mourinho to join Tottenham, and expects him to deliver trophies to the club. Tottenham Hotspur head coach Jose Mourinho celebrates as Harry Kane scores the late winner during the Premier League match at West Bromwich Albion. 'Becoming the next black guy to leave a mark on tennis', 'Young driver' Alonso fastest on F1 2020's last day. Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. Former Juventus head coach Massimiliano Allegri was that man, while Tottenham also targeted RB Leipzig manager Julian Nagelsmann and PSG's Thomas Tuchel. Former Tottenham midfielder Paul Gascoigne believes the club's players will be excited about the prospect of working with Jose Mourinho. Tottenham fans have their say on Jose Mourinho's appointment as the club's new head coach following Mauricio Pochettino's sacking. Man Utd star urged to quit Old Trafford and join Jose Mourinho at Tottenham Tottenham could strike a deal with Manchester United. Mourinho. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. José Mourinho criticised his Tottenham players for a lack of mental toughness after they drew 3-3 in a wild derby with West Ham, having led 3-0 in … Folklore has it, he met Liverpool's Peter Robinson in an airport when delayed by fog and convinced him to sign Cohen. A year later, Zahavi brokered the deal that saw the Chelsea owner put his club in the hands of the then Porto manager, Jose Mourinho. Jose Mourinho did it again. Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho pulled off a masterstroke in their Premier League win at the weekend that the cameras did not pick up, according to Football London. Portuguese’s side were 2-0 winners against Arsenal in … Now, 15 years after Zahavi ushered 'the Special One' through the doors of Stamford Bridge, he has brought about Mourinho's return, tasked with creating another dynasty at one of the Premier League's top clubs. Less than 12 hours later, last season's losing Champions League finalists had indeed announced Mourinho as their new boss, bringing a speedy end to what turned into a whirlwind day in the life of one of the Premier League's biggest teams. Danny Rose has spoken out about problems behind the scenes and also said he will not sign a new contract. “He has a wealth of experience, can inspire teams and is a great tactician. “The quality in both the squad and the academy excites me. "Success never comes by accident," he said after the PSG deal was concluded. "