Jose Mourinho: Saha backs Portuguese to challenge Man City, Liverpool for EPL title

Jose Mourinho: Saha backs Portuguese to challenge Man City, Liverpool for EPL title

- Jose Mourinho has been named as the only manager who can contend with Man City and Liverpool for Premier League title next season

- The 56-year-old boss became Spurs boss last month after replacing Pochettino

- Mourinho enjoyed three straight wins before finally bowing to Man United's superiority earlier this week

Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho has been tipped to challenge Liverpool and Manchester City for the Premier League title next season.

The Portuguese born manager replaced Mauricio Pochettino as Spurs new handler late last month and went three straight matches before bowing to Manchester United earlier this week.

Mourinho's arrival at the north London side has rejuvenated the players, having scored eleven goals and conceded seven in his first four matches.

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Meanwhile, former Manchester United striker Louis Saha believes the 56-year-old manager has the quality to take Lilywhites to the next level.

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He added that with players like Harry Kane, Dele Alli and a few others, the club is likely to achieve their greatest feat under their new boss.

Tottenham reached their first-ever UEFA Champions League final last season but lost to eventual winners Liverpool in Madrid.

"Mourinho will have Tottenham challenging Liverpool and Man City for the Premier League title next season," Saha told bwin.

"They already have the players but Mourinho will bring the experience, the tactical awareness and the stability to take them up a level.

"Harry Kane is the best striker in Europe and he is supported by the likes of [Heung-min] Son and Dele Alli who are tremendous players.

"With those three players, Tottenham have enormous power to achieve great things."

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Saha further stated that: "Mourinho is an exceptional manager and he can help Tottenham win the Champions League this season.

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Spurs will now hope to bounce back to winning ways when they Burnley in front of their home fans this weekend.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Jose Mourinho suffered first Premier League game defeat to Manchester United as Tottenham boss earlier this week.

The loss did not go down well with one Spurs fan who called for the immediate sacking of the Portuguese manager.

Tottenham went to Old Trafford on Wednesday night, December 4, only to be hammered 2-1 by ruthless Red Devils.

Marcus Rashford's brilliant double strikes were all United needed to hand their former boss his first loss as Dele Alli continued his impressive run of form with a goal consolation.

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