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UK: The Spurs One? Tottenham fans split over Mourinho appointment02:37

UK: The Spurs One? Tottenham fans split over Mourinho appointment

United Kingdom, London
November 21, 2019 at 00:33 GMT +00:00 · Published

Tottenham fans reacted to Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho's appointment as the new head coach on Wednesday outside the club's brand-new London stadium.

Mourinho, 56, takes over from the outgoing Mauricio Pochettino who was sacked following a string of poor performances this season, despite taking the club to the 2019 Champions League final just six months ago.

The move by Spurs chairman Daniel Levy has split opinion, with some seeing Mourinho has a born "winner" and others finding his "enigma" hard to stomach.

"Even though he's a bit of a diva, but at the same time his records just prove that he is the best and Tottenham never had a big manager like that before," sad Spurs fan Aziz.

Another noted Mourinho's "difficult" approach to the media.

Tottenham sit 14th in the table after 12 games despite Pochettino being backed heavily in the summer transfer window. Rumours of dressing room unrest have also blighted Spurs since the beginning of the season.

Either way, fans will be hoping the former Chelsea and Manchester United manager will be able to reverse Spurs' fortunes and restore their place in the Top Four.

UK: The Spurs One? Tottenham fans split over Mourinho appointment02:37
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Tottenham fans reacted to Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho's appointment as the new head coach on Wednesday outside the club's brand-new London stadium.

Mourinho, 56, takes over from the outgoing Mauricio Pochettino who was sacked following a string of poor performances this season, despite taking the club to the 2019 Champions League final just six months ago.

The move by Spurs chairman Daniel Levy has split opinion, with some seeing Mourinho has a born "winner" and others finding his "enigma" hard to stomach.

"Even though he's a bit of a diva, but at the same time his records just prove that he is the best and Tottenham never had a big manager like that before," sad Spurs fan Aziz.

Another noted Mourinho's "difficult" approach to the media.

Tottenham sit 14th in the table after 12 games despite Pochettino being backed heavily in the summer transfer window. Rumours of dressing room unrest have also blighted Spurs since the beginning of the season.

Either way, fans will be hoping the former Chelsea and Manchester United manager will be able to reverse Spurs' fortunes and restore their place in the Top Four.

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