José Mourinho, Italian Serie A AS Roma coach, drew a line with Tottenham Hotspur, where he once worked.
According to Italian DiMarzio on the 25th (Korean time), Mourinho said, “Tottenham is the only club that has no ties to me.”
After opening his mouth, Mourinho said, “I hope my words will not be misunderstood by Tottenham fans,” and then said, “It was because the stadium was empty because of the new coronavirus infection at the time, and Daniel Levy, the president, prevented us from winning the trophy in the final.”
At the same time, he sarcastically said, “It’s the only club in my life (with no ties).”
Mourinho took over the Tottenham helm in November 2019, replacing Mauricio Pochettino.
After finishing his first season in sixth place, manager Mourinho received a notice of sacking on 20 April 2021. The Athletic of England analyzed that “Tottenham decided that it was impossible to return to the UEFA Champions League under manager Mourinho.”
However, when Mourinho was sacked, the timing became controversial. It was because the English League Cup final was only five days away. Tottenham, who went to the final under coach Ryan Mason, blew away the chance to escape from ‘no relation’ by kneeling 0-1 to Manchester City.
During his time at Tottenham, Mourinho showed deep affection for Son Heung-min, describing him as “world class” several times. Son Heung-min also praised, “Coach Mourinho is good to all players like his father. A really kind and good coach.” do,” he wrote.
Coach Mourinho started with Benfica, Porto UD Leiria (above Portugal), Chelsea (England), Inter Milan (Italy), Real Madrid (Spain), Manchester United (England), Tottenham, and AS Roma (Italy). is continuing
He made memories in several teams, including big clubs, but pointed out Tottenham, saying he was “the only club without ties” and expressed uncomfortable feelings.
Mourinho took over as Roma last season and led them to the Europa Conference League title. It was the moment when he became the first manager to sweep three European competitions, including the UEFA Champions League, the UEFA Europa League, and the Europa Conference League. AS Roma had not made it to the European finals for 31 years before Mourinho took over, but after Mourinho came to the Europa Conference last season and this season’s Europa League finals, they had to play the European finals for two consecutive seasons.메이저놀이터
AS Roma face Sevilla, Spain. Sevilla beat Juventus to advance to their 7th Europa League final. Sevilla has won all of their last six finals. Interestingly, Mourinho has never lost a European final. Sevilla and one of Mourinho’s managers drink a bitter cup for the first time.
The Europa League final will be held on the 1st of next month at the Pushkas Arena in Budapest, Hungary.