Jose Mourinho may have managed final Tottenham game after West Ham Premier League defeat | Football | Sport
Tottenham went into the match towards West Ham searching for a return to successful methods within the prime flight.
However, Mourinho’s males had been outplayed by David Moyes’ facet – who are actually as much as fourth within the Premier League desk.
Tottenham’s day obtained off to a nightmare begin when, within the fifth minute, Michail Antonio struck to offer West Ham the lead.
And the Hammers then doubled their lead by Jesse Lingard within the second half, with the England worldwide persevering with to shine since his mortgage transfer from Manchester United.
Tottenham had been capable of reply by Lucas Moura nevertheless it wasn’t sufficient, with Moyes facet as an alternative claiming victory.
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Furthermore, this Tottenham facet are poor to observe more often than not.
They began off the marketing campaign enjoying electrifying soccer, with Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min significantly spectacular throughout the early weeks.
But they’ve since develop into a disjointed and turgid outfit, with their present type a far cry from what followers had been used to throughout the Mauricio Pochettino period.
Tottenham aren’t a membership that sack managers simply.
But all indicators are pointing to Mourinho getting the chop, particularly within the wake of one more disappointing day on the workplace.
The 58-year-old has tried all the things to show issues round nevertheless it doesn’t appear sufficient, with Spurs at all times seeming to take one step forwards and two again.
And if Tottenham do pull the set off on the Mourinho period, it’ll be fascinating to see who they get in as a alternative.
Levy is a big admirer of Brendan Rodgers, who has labored wonders at Leicester by steering them to 3rd within the Premier League desk.
And Julian Nagelsmann is one other who’s admired by the Tottenham hierarchy, though it’s unlikely he’d depart RB Leipzig whereas they’re nonetheless in competition for the Bundesliga title.
Meanwhile, talking lately, former Leeds star John Giles expressed a perception that Mourinho ‘was in trouble’.
“They are actually in hassle, Mourinho is in hassle,” he said.
“He is getting to a similar position as Manchester United in that he’s upsetting a lot of people – Gareth Bale and Dele Alli.
“A lot of it goes back to that documentary in the summer? I watched that documentary and things happened in that documentary that should never happen in a football club.
“First of all, whatever happens in the dressing room stays in the dressing room.
“There has to be a sense of trust between the manager and the players. I was very lucky that I played in a Leeds United team for 12 years with a very good manager and a good set of lads.
“There were big rows. Especially with big Jack. Jack would be involved in nearly all of them! Don would have a go at me, he’d have a go at Norman Hunter – it never became public. That is the way that it is supposed to be.
“Next thing, you have a documentary with Daniel Levy getting involved in it; you have Mourinho getting on to Dele Alli at that particular time.”