Jose Mourinho has been sacked by Tottenham Hotspur, putting an end to a deal that was supposed to last until the summer of 2023.
Spurs have sacked their former Chelsea and Manchester United manager just days before the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City.
Mourinho was appointed as Mauricio Pochettino’s successor in November 2019 based on his trophy-winning record, but he will now leave empty-handed.
“The club may today announce that Jose Mourinho and his coaching staff Joao Sacramento, Nuno Santos, Carlos Lalin, and Giovanni Cerra have been relieved of their duties,” the club said in a statement.
“Jose and his coaching staff have been with us during some of our most difficult times as a club,” Spurs chairman Daniel Levy said. “Jose is a true professional who showed enormous courage during the pandemic.”
“At a personal level, I’ve enjoyed working with him and am disappointed that things did not turn out as we had hoped. He will always be welcome here, and we appreciate everything he and his coaching staff have done.”
Spurs have also announced that Ryan Mason, the club’s former midfielder who is now the head of player development, will practice with the first team on Monday.
Mourinho’s record at Spurs
Throughout his tenure as head coach of the Spurs, questions were raised about the 58-year-methods. old’s
The Portuguese were constantly accused of being overly cautious, and his ostensibly defensive attitude won him few fans among a demanding fan base.
He was able to lead Tottenham to the League Cup final this season, as they look to end a 13-year wait for meaningful success, but he now needs to find a new job.
Mourinho managed Spurs for 86 games, winning 44 times, drawing 19 times, and losing 23 times.