- Jose Mourinho could be paid £36million if Tottenham sack him as manager of the club
- It is understood that the Portuguese boss signed a deal worth £15m per annum when he took over in November 2019
- Tottenham returned to winning ways in the Premier League when they handed Burnley a 4-0 thrashing
Tottenham will have to pay Jose Mourinho a staggering £36million if they decide to relieve him of his duties as the team's manager, Daily Mail.
Spurs bounced back from four defeats in five Premier League games following a 4-0 win over Burnley.
There have been calls for the Portuguese manager to be sacked after his poor run of result that saw them drop to 11th on the log before the Burnley win.
And if there had been a move to remove the 58-year-old at the Tottenham Hotspurs Stadium by the club's chairman Daniel Levy will have pay through his nose.
According to the Athletic, Mourinho signed a £15m per year deal for the next four years when he became Spurs boss.
The former FC Porto manager currently earns £288,000 a week, one of the biggest contracts in the world for a manager.
Mourinho has earned a whopping £68m in compensation after being sacked as Manchester United, Chelsea (twice) and Real Madrid in his career.
Spurs moved to eighth on the long after Gareth Bale's five-star showing against Burnley and the London side will host Crystal Palace in their next game.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Jose Mourinho's Tottenham were victorious over their Austrian opponents Wolfsberg in their Europa League second-leg clash.
And in a post-match interview, the Portuguese boss admitted that his frustrations got the better of him when his side lost to West Ham in a Premier League match last weekend.
The former Man United boss stated there is nobody that would be able to solve the ongoing problems in his dressing room after the loss at the London Stadium.
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