- Jose Mourinho saw his side temporarily move top of the Premier League standings after winning over West Brom
- The Portuguese tactician has stated that his side would win the title in many European leagues
- Leicester City have reclaimed the top spot following 1-0 win over Wolves
Jose Mourinho has stated that his Tottenham squad that is struggling to win matches in the English Premier League is capable of winning titles in many other European countries.
Spurs found themselves at the top of the Premier League standings on Sunday afternoon, October 8, after Harry Kane’s 88th-minute header sunk hard-fighting West Brom side at the Hawthorns.
The victory gave Spurs all three points and they temporarily leapfrogged Leicester City and Liverpool to the top of the standings.
Jose Mourinho who expressed delight after the game says he is taking it one step at a time, but stated that his side is good to win the league in other places.
He said, as cited in SunSport:
"When a team is champion, or plays for the title, there is always a direct relation to your direct opponents.
"I could say that this team could be champions in many European countries. It's so difficult in the Premier League though. There are so many good clubs.
"You can have a good season and still not be champions. We'll just try to win."
Tottenham's Kane who netted his 200th goal in the colours of Tottenham when he made his 300th appearance for the club against West Brom has now bagged 150 of them in the English topflight.
Jubilant, he tweeted after the match:
"To win and score my 150th Premier League goal… perfect afternoon."
However, Spurs’ lead at the Premier League summit only lasted hours after Leicester City defeated Wolves 1-0 to go top.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will now heave a sigh of relief as the Red Devils came from behind to defeat Everton 3-1 at the Goodison Park on Saturday, November 7.
It was a must-win fixture for United having returned from the Champions League where they lost Turkish club Istanbul Basaksehir.
A Bruno Fernandes brace and a late strike by new signing Edinson Cavani sealed victory for the Old Trafford outfit.
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