José Mourinho is the new Tottenham coach

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Mourinho, 56, signed a contract with the spurs until June 30, 2023, Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho, who had been without a club for almost a year, is Mauricio Pochettino’s successor in charge of Tottenham, who was dismissed on Tuesday. Tuesday after five and a half seasons at the helm of the Spurs, who led last season to the losing Champions League final for Liverpool.

Special One returns to the Premier League after two spells at Chelsea (2004/05 to 2007/08 and 2013/14 to 2015/16) and one at Manchester United (2016/17 to 2018/19), who fired him in December 17, 2018.

In his career, the Portuguese coach, who has won two Champions League editions, a Europa League and a UEFA Cup, as well as eight national championships, has also coached Benfica, União de Leiria, FC Porto, Inter Milan and Real Madrid.

Quoted by the London club, Special one is enthusiastic about the club and the new challenge: “I am excited to join a club with such a great legacy and such passionate fans. The quality of the team and academy has excited me and I was attracted to be able to work with these players. “

Daniel Levy, club president, praised the Portuguese coach as “one of the most successful coaches in football.”

“He has vast experience, can inspire teams and is a great strategist. He has won titles in every club he has coached. We believe he will bring energy and belief to the resort,” Levy said in a statement to the Tottenham website.

Tottenham, the runners-up finalists in the last edition of the Champions League, are in 12th place in 14th place in the Premier League with 14 points, 20 fewer than leaders Liverpool, the European champions.