Jose Mourinho to face Man United and Chelsea in first 8 games for Spurs

Jose Mourinho to face Man United and Chelsea in first 8 games for Spurs

Jose Mourinho made a surprising yet sensational return to Premier League after Tottenham announced him as their new manager but the Portuguese coach will face Man United and Chelsea in his first 8 matches for Spurs.

The self-acclaimed Special One's appointment was confirmed on Tuesday, November 19, after Spurs showed Mauricio Pochettino the exit door.

Mournho is a popular figure in the Premier League having coached Chelsea on two spells under Russian billionaire Roman Abrahamovic.

The 56-year-old's last job in England was with Manchester United where he replaced Dutch manager van Gaal who was showed the exit door after a disgraceful two-year spell.

He won three cups with the Red Devils including Europa League and FA before being sacked following an alleged bust-up with a group of top players headed by Frenchman Paul Pogba.

However, with his new role, the Portuguese manager faces herculean tasks of turning his employer's woes to victory.

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Spurs' 'championship spirit' has irredeemably diminished following an alleged deluge of internal crisis that has seen the club take a drive back to their inglorious days.

The north London side currently occupies 14th position on the Premier League table with 14 points, and are set to miss out on the next Champions League.

Meanwhile, Mourinho will face his two former sides Chelsea and Manchester United in Tottenham's next eight fixtures in Premier league and Champions League.

Below are Tottenham's next eight games.

1. West Ham (away) - Saturday, November 23

2. Olympiakos (home) - Tuesday, November 26

3. Bournemouth (home) - Saturday, November 30

4. Man Utd (away) - Wednesday, December 4

5. Burnley (home) - Saturday, December 7

6. Bayern Munich (away) - Wednesday Dec 11

7. Wolves (away) - Saturday, December 15

8. Chelsea (home) - Sunday December 22

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that newly appointed Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho has expressed delight after joining the Premier League side.

The Portuguese born tactician was named the new Spurs manager earlier today - few hours after the club sacked Mauricio Pochettino on Tuesday.

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Source: Legit Newspaper

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