Jose Mourinho says he won UEL while some won nothing but have spark

Jose Mourinho says he won UEL while some won nothing but have spark

- Jose Mourinho is adamant that he still has what it takes to be called a world-class manager

- The Tottenham boss insisted that he won the Europa League two seasons ago with Man United as other managers won nothing

- Spurs will be away at Ludogorets after losing to Royal Antwerp in their last Group J clash

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Jose Mourinho believes he still has the sparks that made the world to recognize him as the Special One.

The Portuguese gaffer has won the Europa League and Champions League with FC Porto as well as Man United.

His second season at Inter Milan saw him clinch the elite competition for the Nerazzurri who have waited for over 30 years.

Mourinho's spell at Chelsea saw him dethrone United's dominance in the Premier League to win the trophy on three occasions within two stints at Stamford Bridge.

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He also won La Liga with Real Madrid as at the time Pep Guardiola dominated Spanish football with Barcelona.

Ahead of Tottenham's Europa League clash with Ludogorets, the Special One believes he still has what it takes to lift the trophy with three different clubs.

Jose Mourinho tells Nigerian journalist that he still has the sparks
Jose Mourinho tells Nigerian journalist that he still has the sparks. Photo by John Berry
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A Nigerian journalist named Babatunde Ojora asked the former Los Blancos boss if he still had the spark that gave him the respect he got in his coaching career.

Ojora gave the instance of Mauricio Pochettino making it through to the Champions League final two seasons ago and Mourinho gave a clever response:

"I won the Europa League two years ago, some guys they won nothing and they have the spark."

Spurs suffered their first defeat in the Europa League to Royal Antwerp which brought Mourinho's winning run with the north London club in the competition to an end.

However, he has started the new Premier League season on a promising note as Spurs are third on the log with four wins in three matches, two draws, and one loss.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Jose Mourinho has poured out praises on Gareth Bale after scoring Tottenham's match-winner against Brighton in their Premier League home fixture, Goal.

The Welshman on loan from Real Madrid came into the game for Erik Lamela with 17 minutes left to play while the scores was at 1-1.

Three minutes later the 31-year-old headed home from eight yards courtesy of a cross from Sergio Regulon to seal a 2-1 win for Spurs.

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