Jose Mourinho 'attacks' city rivals Arsenal over their comment after Sheffield's defeat

Jose Mourinho 'attacks' city rivals Arsenal over their comment after Sheffield's defeat

- Jose Mourinho has lashed out at Arsenal following their comment over Sheffield United defeat

- Tottenham suffer 3-1 defeat at Bramall Lane late last month

- Mourinho says the Gunners have little to celebrate since they last won the EPL in 2004

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho has lashed out at city rivals Arsenal after his side's defeat to Sheffield United on Thursday, July 2nd.

The Lilywhites were condemned to 3-1 defeat at the Bramall Lane with Harry Kane's late minute strike emerging as a mere consolation at the end of the match.

Mikel Arteta's men had gone to the same venue four days earlier to secure victory over the Blades in their FA Cup quarterfinal clash.

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And after Spurs' disappointing defeat, the Emirates Stadium outfit captioned the highlight of their victory over Wilder's men on Facebook: "It's not easy beating Sheffield United at Bramall Lane."

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The Portuguese-born tactician then returned the favour saying Arsenal have little "to celebrate" since they have not won the Premier League title since 2004.

Mourinho further stated that: "You only enjoy the problems of others when you are also in trouble,"

As it stands, the Gunners are four points better than Tottenham as they sit seventh on the table - three spots ahead of their rivals with five games to go.

According to BBC, Arsenal last lifted a title in 2017 while Tottenham's managed to reach their first Champions League final last year - about 11 years after winning the League Cup in 2008.

However, Mourinho believes attempts to poke fun at Tottenham say more about Arsenal than it does his club.

"I think if they were top of the league or fighting for top four in a really good moment they wouldn't enjoy the problems of others," Mourinho added.

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"They don't have much to celebrate, they have to get every opportunity to do it. They are in a very similar situation to us in the table.

Jose Mourinho 'attacks' city rivals Arsenal over their comment after Sheffield's defeat

Jose Mourinho lashes out at Arsenal over their comments after Sheffield United's defeat - credit: Getty Images
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"To be the champion of north London means nothing for me because I think you have to be much bigger than that and have much more ambitions than that." earlier reported that Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho is planning to disregard the social distancing rules to embrace Carlo Ancelotti when they face off on Monday night.

The North Londoners hope to return to winning ways when they battle Everton as they hope to finish strong this season.

They are currently 10th on the table with 45 points - 12 points behind Chelsea who are currently fourth at the moment. Mourinho had been in trouble earlier during the lockdown after being spotted training along with three other players in a North London park.

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The publication further revealed that Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho has blamed his players for their disappointing 3-1 defeat to Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.

The North Londoners were hammered 3-1 thereby putting their Champions League qualification under serious doubts.

Sander Berge put Chris Wilder's men in front from close range just one minute after the half-hour mark with Chris Basham claiming the assist.

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