Tottenham Hotspur has confirmed the appointment of former Chelsea and Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho after the sacking of Mauricio Pochettino.
Spurs announced Mourinho’s appointment via the club’s official website during the early hours of Wednesday 20th November 2019.
Jose Mourinho’s contract as head coach of Tottenham Hotspurs runs until the end of the 2022/23 season.
The Portuguese is one of the world’s most accomplished managers having won 25 senior trophies. He is renowned for his tactical prowess and has managed FC Porto, Inter Milan, Chelsea, Real Madrid, and Manchester United.
Mourinho has won a domestic title in a record four different countries (Portugal, England, Italy, and Spain) and is one of only three managers to have won the UEFA Champions League twice with two clubs, FC Porto in 2004 and Inter Milan in 2010. He is also a three-time Premier League Champion with Chelsea (2005,2006,2015).
Commenting on the appointment, Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy said: “In Jose, we have one of the most successful managers in football. He has a wealth of experience, can inspire teams and is a great tactician. He has won many honours at every club he has coached. We believe he will bring energy and belief to the dressing room”.
Speaking on his appointment, Jose Mourinho said: “I am excited to be joining a club with such a great heritage and such passionate supporters. The quality in both the squad and the academy excites me. Working with these players is what has attracted me”.
Mourinho’s first match in charge of Tottenham will be an away trip to West Ham on Saturday.