Jose Mourinho: Portuguese manager admits he is happy at Tottenham

Jose Mourinho: Portuguese manager admits he is happy at Tottenham

- Jose Mourinho admitted he is happy at Tottenham amid report of dressing room unrest

- The Portuguese took over helms of affairs after the sacking of Mauricio Pochettino last year

- Mourinho also admitted there is a burden on him to turn Spurs into genuine trophy contenders

Less than six months after taking Spurs job, legendary Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho said he has a difficult job in his hands, though admitted he is relishing on new challenge in the Premier League.

Mourinho made a surprising yet sensational return to Premier League after Tottenham announced him as their new manager.

The Portuguese's appointment was confirmed on Wednesday, November 20, after Spurs showed Mauricio Pochettino the exit door.

The Argentine manager spent five years with the London side, guiding them to their first Championship final which they lost to rivals Liverpool.

However, Spurs' 'championship spirit' irredeemably diminished following an alleged deluge of internal crisis that has seen the club take a bad surge into their inglorious days.

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Mourinho was ushered in as his replacement, and less than a year after taking the appointment the Portuguese admitted he has the monumental challenge of taking the club back to their glorious ways.

Tottenham presently sit on the 6th spot on the Premier League log, 4 points adrift of the Champions League places and behind newcomers Sheffield United.

Although Tottenham last two games against Man City and Southampton resulted in victories, Mourinho said there is a burden on him to turn Spurs into genuine trophy contenders.

"Contrary to some people who want to be in the news and tell things that are not true - I am really happy at the club," he told Sky Sports.

"You know me quite well, enough to know that I am really happy. Difficult? Yes, but if it was not difficult it wouldn't be for me.''

The Portuguese also dusted insinuation that there is dressing room unrest going on in Tottenham which saw players like Danny Rose and Christian Eriksen depart during January market.

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"I like the players and who they are. I like very much the relationship I have with them. If you see a bad face from me it is because of a bad result. I cannot change myself.''

Tottenham will face Aston Villa at Villa Park in their next Premier League encounter after the newly-introduced winter break.

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Meanwhile, had reported that Jose Mourinho has decided to shave his head completely ahead of the resumption from the winter break with his Premier League side.

When Jose Mourinho was at Chelsea, the Portuguese did the same at Stamford Bridge in which the Blues went on to win nine of their opening Premier League games.

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