17 months after his arrival on the bench from Spurs, the Portuguese was dismissed from his post on Monday.
The draw at Everton (2-2) on Friday was therefore José Mourinho’s last as Tottenham coach. Indeed, the former Real Madrid and Chelsea was dismissed from his post on Monday, 17 months after his arrival on the Spurs bench. The English club announced it via a official press release shortly before noon.
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The Portuguese paid for his completely missed 2020-21 season, notably marked by a surprise elimination in the round of 16 of the Europa League against Dinamo Zagreb. In the Premier League, the Spurs are not at their best, they who point to 7th place in the English Championship, five points behind West Ham, fourth.
The worst season of José Mourinho’s career
Against Manchester United (1-3), on April 11, it was Tottenham’s 10th defeat of the season. Never before has José Mourinho suffered so many setbacks in a single league campaign. The Spurs were also beaten by Everton, Liverpool (twice), Leicester, Brighton, Chelsea, Manchester City, West Ham and Arsenal.
This season, Tottenham have given up 20 points in matches where they were the first to score. Considering that José Mourinho has built his name on organization and solid defensive work, this is a real surprise. There too, he has never done worse in his career. This Monday, its leaders have decided to turn the page.
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Experienced coach, who made his debut in 2000, José Mourinho has taken charge of Benfica, Uniao de Leira, Porto, Chelsea, Inter, Real Madrid, Manchester United and therefore Tottenham during his rich career. Ryan Mason, coach of the youth teams, will take over well until June, as reported by the Telegraph.