Tottenham Hotspur has announced the appointment of former Jose Mourinho as new coach, following the sack of Mauricio Pochettino.
Pochettino, who managed Tottenham for five and a half years, was sacked on Tuesday evening, leaving the club 14th in the Premier League Table, having won just five games this season.
In a statement on Wednesday, Tottenham announced a four-year contact that will see Mourinho to manage the team until 2023 season.
“We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jose Mourinho as Head Coach on a contract that runs until the end of the 2022/23 season.
“Jose 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.
“He 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), the statement reads.
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 honours at every club he has coached. We believe he will bring energy and belief to the dressing room.”