Tottenham Hotspur sacks Jose Mourinho as head coach: Reports
Jose Mourinho is a Portuguese manager who has managed numerous top clubs and is a two-time UEFA Champions League winner as a manager. Besides struggling for a European spot finish this season, Tottenham Hotspur has failed to win a single title under him.
In a massive turn of events, English Premier League giant Tottenham Hotspur has reportedly parted ways with the club manager, Jose Mourinho. The news broke out on Monday afternoon after the Portuguese was apparently called in for talks by the club officials in London, reports Sky Sports.
Spurs has struggled to win a single title under Mourinho while fighting for a European spot this season. Since joining the side in the mid of 2019-20 season, replacing Mauricio Pochettino, he has managed 86 games, winning 44 and losing 23, while he is a win percentage of 51.16, as it is the second-lowest in his managerial career.
Last season, Tottenham had managed to finish sixth in the EPL, managing to qualify for the UEFA Europa League this season. The club was knocked out in the third and fifth round of the League Cup and FA Cup last season, besides managing to play until the pre-quarters of the UEFA Champions League of the same season.
As for the ongoing season, Spurs is currently placed seventh in the league table, the last European spot for the newly-formed UEFA Europa Conference League. Among the other tournaments, it was again ousted in Round 5 of the FA Cup and pre-quarters of the UEL, while it is to play the League Cup final against Manchester City.
The club is yet to officially confirm Mourinho's departure, along with the replacement/interim manager. Before managing Tottenham, Mourinho was associated with Manchester United, having attained UEL success with the side. In contrast, he had previously worked with other top clubs like Real Madrid, Chelsea, Inter Milan and Porto, winning the UCL with the latter two.