Spanish Club Set to Sack Embattled Manager and Appoint ex-Tottenham Boss Jose Mourinho

Spanish Club Set to Sack Embattled Manager and Appoint ex-Tottenham Boss Jose Mourinho

- Jose Mourinho was fired at Premier League club Tottenham six days before the Carabao Cup final

- The Portuguese manager stated that he is still in football and available for any club

- Spanish club Valencia have indicated their willingness to lure the manager to the Mestalla Stadium

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Spanish outfit Valencia are preparing to sack under-fire manager Javi Gracia and appoint former Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho as replacement, SunSport reports.

Spurs fired Mourinho on Monday, April 19, with just six days to their Carabao Cup final against Man City.

It was gathered that Tottenham decided to dispense the manager after just over a season and a half in charge leaving them in seventh position on the Premier League standings and at risk of missing out on a place in the top four.

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And now the Portuguese tactician is already on the radar of Valencia as club owner Peter Lim reportedly made contact with the manager’s agent agent Jorge Mendes.

Discussion between the duo reportedly centred around Mourinho’s possible return to Spain having managed Real Madrid between 2010 and 2013.

The 58-year-old manager has also been linked with the vacant position at Celtic - is now set to fly to the Mestalla to hold talks with Lim himself.

The ex-Manchester United and Chelsea chief would replace former Watford boss Gracia in the Valencia hotseat.

Spanish Club Set to Sack Embattled Manager and Appoint ex-Tottenham Boss Jose Mourinho
Jose Mourinho wanted at Valencia. Photo: Peter Powell
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Embattled manager Jose Mourinho has finally reacted to his sudden ouster from Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur.

This came just six days to their Carabao Cup final against Man City as it was gathered that Spurs decided to dispense the tactician after just over a season and a half in charge.

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They are in seventh position on the Premier League standings and at risk of missing out on a place in the top four.

There were insinuations that the former Manchester United manager had fallout with the club over their role in the proposed European Super League.

On Monday night, reporters accosted the manager who was said to be in good spirits.

He said: "You know me. I'm not going to say anything."

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Premier League club Tottenham reportedly want RB Leipzig manager Julian Nagelsmann to replace Mourinho.

Spurs will do everything possible to land Nagelsmann before the summer — although the 33-year-old is under contract for two years.

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