ESPN FC’s Craig Burley, Steve Nicol and Frank Leboeuf don’t hold back on Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho for his comments after Spurs’ 2-1 loss vs. Chelsea in the Premier League.
Whilst Mourinho bangs on about the lack of strikers and fatigue, Tottenham are playing some particularly poor football, something that this panel specifically point the finger at.
Harry Kane and Heung Son-Min being on the pitch or on the moon would have no bearing on Spurs being seemingly unable to play the ball to each other, retain possession or create lucid attacks on their opponents.
Mourinho is fully entitled to moan about the imbalance in his squad, but the biggest problem he has, is kidding people that this is something new! Indeed, it’s not unkind to suggest that José is coming very close to acknowledging he has bitten off more than he can chew at Tottenham – yet that’s something he would obviously never say publicly.
Mourinho made comments about being eager for the summer transfer window, leading the ESPN FC panel to discuss his pattern of behaviour in his past jobs, his relationship with Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy and what is actually going wrong at the club.