- Jose Mourinho believesWolves and Sheffield United have emerged as surprise candidates gunning for the top four
- Tottenham, Chelsea and Man United are the other teams keen to qualify for Champions League
- Liverpool and Man City look set to seal the top two slots after an impressive campaign this season
Jose Mourinho has listed Wolves and Sheffield United among the Premier League clubs firmly in the race to finish in the top four this season.
With high-flying Liverpool and Man City set to seal the top two slots, clubs are now left to jostle for the other two Champions League places.
Leicester and Chelsea sit third and fourth respectively, leaving Tottenham, Man United and Arsenal looking to depose them for the positions.
Spurs are sitting four points behind Chelsea, while United's recent slump has them occupying seventh place and six points off the top four.
Mourinho, however, has left the Red Devils out of his list of candidates who stand a realistic chance of sealing a Champions League place.
The Portuguese boss pointed out the two clubs have everything it takes to play in Europe's elite competition, including power and quality.
"Wolves and Sheffield United are fighting for the top four, [the managers] they can say no, and I understand if they say no but the reality is that they are. Not just because of the position that they are in the table, but because of the power and quality," Mourinho told Sky Sports.
"So it’s not just about Tottenham, Arsenal, Chelsea and Everton. It’s not just about us. It’s also about these two clubs who I have to say are fantastic," he continued.
Sheffield United were only promoted to English topflight football this season but have surpassed everyone's expectations with consistency and quality.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho decided to shave his hair 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.
He made it clear then that it was time to go to war in which his wards delivered brilliantly.
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