Ledley King joins Tottenham coaching staff as first-team assistant to Jose Mourinho

Ledley King joins Tottenham coaching staff as first-team assistant to Jose Mourinho

- Ledley King has been appointed as a first-team assistant at Tottenham

- The former England international will be under Jose Mourinho at Spurs

- King makes a return to Tottenham where he spent all his career as a footballer

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Former England international Ledley King has made a return to Premier League side Tottenham as he has been appointed the first-team assistant to current manager Jose Mourinho.

This will be an incredible one for the 39-year-old who spent his entire career at Premier League side Tottenham playing 323 games before he retired in 2012.

According to the report on Express UK, Ledley King has replaced tactical analyst Ricardo Formosinho.

The report added that Ledley King impressed Jose Mourinho while working with defensive players during football's suspension.

Spur however took to their official website to well come their former star back to the squad this time around in coaching capacity.

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"We are delighted to announce the appointment of Ledley King as First Team Assistant.

"Ledley will join as a member of our first team staff, working alongside the coaches, analysts and playing squad both at the Training Centre and on match-days.

''He will also take on the role of supporting our academy players as they look to step up to the first team,'' Spurs stated.

During his time at Tottenham where he spent 13 years, Ledley King was able to win the League Cup as captain in 2008.

Jose Mourinho also stated that he is happy with the return of Ledley King and he is ready to work well with the Englishman.

King will resume with Spurs for their pre-season tour before the kickoff of new season.

Ledley King joins Tottenham coaching staff as first-team assistant to Jose Mourinho

Ledley King joins Tottenham coaching staff as first-team assistant to Jose Mourinho (photo: Getty)
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Harry Kane admitted that he is enjoying life at Tottenham under new manager Jose Mourinho.

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And the England international has opened up on the difference between departed manager Mauricio Pochettino and the Portuguese boss.

The 26-year-old claims their playing styles are different from each other but has believed both men are great managers.

However, Mourinho has not done enough to qualify Tottenham into next season's Champions League tournament but after the win over Arsenal, Spurs will still play in the Europa League.

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