May 15, 2021

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Tottenham ‘would like to replace Jose Mourinho with Maurizio Sarri’

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Maurizio Sarri could be in line to replace Jose Mourinho as Tottenham boss, according to reports.

Jose Mourinho’s future at Spurs has been called into question following a run of poor results and a series of outbursts against his own players.

The Portuguese saw his side lose yet more ground on the top four this weekend after throwing away a 1-0 lead to lose 2-1 at home to his former club Manchester United.

Tottenham could appoint Maurizio Sarri should they part with Jose Mourinho this summer

Tottenham could appoint Maurizio Sarri should they part with Jose Mourinho this summer 

And now, according to Rai Sports, the powers that be are already looking to possible replacements, with Sarri high on that list. 

The Italian television channel, as per Sport Witness, reports that the north London club are looking at the former Chelsea boss and would ‘like him to replace Jose Mourinho’. 

Sarri is without a club having parted company with Juventus last summer, despite leading the Turin side to the Scudetto – their ninth title in succession.   

It is similar to the way he left Chelsea the previous season, parting company despite lifting the Europa League trophy and delivering a Champions League finish. 

The Portuguese has appeared exasperated with recent outbursts against his own players

The Portuguese has appeared exasperated with recent outbursts against his own players 

Mourinho is currently under heavy scrutiny following a tenth defeat of the season in the Premier League. 

The 58-year-old hit out at his own players after they failed to hold on to their 2-1 advantage against Newcastle on April 4, claiming it was a case of ‘same coach, different players’ when asked why his side were failing to see out games – something that was recognised as a specialty of Mourinho’s during his time at Chelsea. 

Spurs are currently sat seventh in the table, six points behind West Ham in fourth – the final Champions League spot.  

Tottenham's top four hopes took a blow at the weekend when they were beaten by Man United

Tottenham’s top four hopes took a blow at the weekend when they were beaten by Man United

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