Jose Mourinho is a serial winner and I’m sure he will evolve at Tottenham

first_imgSITTING nine points off Chelsea in fourth, it’s going to be a huge ask for Jose Mourinho to get Tottenham into the  Champions League places.But with 25 games to go it is certainly not a task that is impossible.3 Alan Shearer has backed Jose Mourinho to be a hit at SpursCredit: News Group Newspapers LtdMourinho is a serial winner and I’m convinced he will win trophies at Spurs, whose last piece of  silverware was the League Cup back in 2008.While they obviously won’t win the title this campaign, I would not put it past him winning a trophy and potentially challenging for the league next season if he can strengthen his squad.It’s a bold decision to bring him in but one that will bring success.He will have to change, though, because the Jose we have seen at his last three clubs has fallen  out with players and lost the dressing room.He took them on and lost and ended up out of a job because  of it.Having had 11 months out of the cut and thrust of management he will have reflected on what went right and what went wrong.And the one thing he will have looked back at and learned from is that you just cannot take  players on any more.Yes, you can be ruthless, hard and honest with them.3But when you take on five or six players in a dressing room then there is only going to be  one winner.I think he can and will change. The best adapt and evolve and there is no doubt he is one of, if not the best in the business.People talk about whether he will work out well in the long term, but is there a long term in football anymore?Even Pep Guardiola in his career has picked up silverware and left clubs.The theory goes that Mourinho comes in, wins trophies, creates a mess and then gets out.That has happened in the past but I also think that’s part of moving forward and adapting, so I think he and Tottenham are a good fit.When you look at the players at his disposal it’s not as though they can’t score goals and when you have that threat you’ve always got a chance.In Harry Kane he’s got one of the best centre-forwards in the world and in Dele Alli he has an exceptional talent who is on his way back after a dip.Dele’s upturn in form started before Saturday and against West Ham — who were embarrassingly bad — he was better still.Playing behind Kane in the No 10 position he caused  problems throughout the game. The  Hammers just couldn’t get to grips with him.They didn’t know whether to get tight or not and in the end they just couldn’t handle him.When you bring the likes of Son Heung-min and Lucas Moura into the equation, Spurs have plenty of ammunition going forward.With that talent in your squad there really isn’t a lot a manager has to do in terms of setting a team up to win.With a couple of shrewd  additions in the January transfer window there is no reason why  Mourinho can’t take Spurs back to where they were at the top end  of the table under former boss Mauricio Pochettino.I was really surprised at the timing of his sacking, coming  at the back end of the latest  international break.He had done a great job and  if there was one guy with a bit  of credit in the bank then it  was him.But having said that, the players had simply stopped running for him and I felt his body language towards the end suggested he wanted it to be brought to an  end, too.While it’s sad to see him go I’m happy Mourinho is back in the Premier League.Whether you like him or loathe him he creates headlines and is a serial winner.He’s been on the front and back pages since his appointment last Wednesday and there is no doubt he will love  that.Most Read In SportTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battle’I ACCEPT’McGregor accepts Silva fight at UFC catchweight of 176lbs in huge super-fightTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedA CUT ABOVEMike Tyson shows two-inch cut ‘picked up in training’ ahead of boxing returnExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubHe plays the game as well as anyone and you don’t get to achieve what he has without  being savvy.He knows he needs to go in there, stroke a few egos, get one or two onside and get them  playing like they can again.If he does that, I’m pretty  confident it won’t be long before he’s got them back up the table and lifting trophies.3José Mourinho delighted loud music is pumping once more in the Spurs dressing roomlast_img read more

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Leganés ties Guerrero and Assalé, spare parts from En Nesyri

first_imgA lap with a lot of noiseIn the case of Guerrero the fans are receiving information about their possible return with suspicion. Borox’s left the Leganés in 2018 after having reached a principle of agreement for its renewal for three seasons that, in a matter of days, became his signing for Olympiacos. That caused a high tension, so much, that the club announced the non-continuity of the player while issuing a statement charging against his representative, José Jesús Mesas, former player of precisely Leganés.Now, last year and a half, relations are normal again. Tables also represents Cuéllar, with whom a renewal was agreed that was considered impossible after his pact with Valladolid. Guerrero will return after a good performance in Greece: 16 goals in 51 games between Liga helena, Copa, Europa League and Champions League. In Butarque he signed 9 in 55 games. That, the targets you mark again, will be the best way to dispel that goodbye scrambled. On his return, the request for several heavyweights of the locker room, veterans who played with him in Butarque and who encouraged the club to hire him was key.More offensive varietyWith him and Assalé, in addition to Braithwaite and Carrillo, Aguirre recovers four forward in the template. The outputs of In Neysri and Sabin Merino he had left his front shivering. Now, two of those battering rams are more static, two conventional “9” like Guerrero and Carrillo. The other two, Braithwaite and Assale, will act more often as fast or band attackers.With the arrival of Bryan Gil, the first signing of the Lega in this market, Aguirre can even afford the option of playing with extremes, an alternative almost vetoed so far. The preparation of the template was made almost only and exclusively to play with 5-3-2. Both are the players with whom Leganés will try to plug the waterway that has left the sale of En Nesyri (20 million) to Seville. The first, Guerrero, will exercise more in the position of nine fixed and the second, Assalé, will act as an accompanying or extreme striker: he can play close to the band without problems. The Leganés is about to sign Miguel Ángel Guerrero as the new blue and white team striker. The battering ram (29 years old) will return to Butarque after a year and a half in the ranks of Greek Olympiacos. It will be transferred without purchase option until the end of the season. Its incorporation will seal the blue and white striker in which Roger Assalé, 26-year-old forward from Ivory Coast from the Young Boys will be and will also become official shortly. In the case of Assalé, it is also a loan, but with an option to purchase only in case of permanence. That acquisition will be around six million euros.last_img read more

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