- Jose Mourinho has been out of job since being sacked at Man United in December 2018
- Tottenham's frustrating start to their campaign has cast doubt over the future of Pochettino
- Jose Mourinho has now emerged as a favorite to replace the Argentine boss
Former Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is reportedly eyeing a return to the Premier League to manage struggling Tottenham.
Spurs have endured a torrid campaign this season in all competitions and currently sit ninth on the standings with 11 points.
Mauricio Pochettino is now understood to be under immense pressure at the London club and now face the prospect of leaving his role.
Key squad players contend Pochettino is biding his time until he can quit Spurs, but Mail Online reports Mourinho is interested in replacing the underfire Argentine tactician.
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Mourinho has been jobless since being sacked at United back in December 2018, and is already weighing up his options having already turned down an approach from Benfica.
However, be that as it may, the Portuguese has in the recent past insisted he has no rush to return to management.
"I have to be patient and wait for the right opportunity and the right opportunity is one that is at the same size and the same level that I am as a manager," he was quoted saying on Sky Sport.
"I have to wait for the exact right one," he added.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how former Tottenham star Tony Cascarino claimed that the current handler of the Premier League side Mauricio Pochettino will be sacked if the club should lose next game.
Tottenham have produced lackluster performance so far this season and have also conceded 10 goals in their last two games against Bayern Munich and Brighton.
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