London- Tottenham Hotspur fired Mourinho when they were preparing to lead the club in the League Cup final after a short 17-month tenure as manager.
Mourinho was hired in November 2019 to replace Mauricio Pochettino, who led the London team to the Champions League final before disbanding next season, ignoring the odds.
Mourinho failed to qualify for the Tottenham Hotspur team, the team fell again this season. The Spurs reached the top of the Premier League in December, but ended up in seventh place with a losing streak.
Tottenham’s chief executive Daniel Levy said: “José and his coaching staff have spent the most difficult moments at the club with us.” José is a true Of professionals who showed great perseverance during the pandemic. What he and I regret is that things have not been as we both imagined. “
Mourinho’s departure came two days before the Premier League game against Southampton and Sunday’s League Cup final against Manchester City. Tottenham Hotspur, which has not won the League Cup since 2008, reported that youth coach Ryan Mason is in charge of training.
Since Mourinho broke up with Porto in 2004, this is the shortest time Mourinho has played for the club.
In recent months, the Portuguese strategist’s tactics and methods have become uncomfortable. Tottenham fell behind in the Champions League qualifiers and bid farewell in the 16th round of the Europa League, after Zagreb 3- 0 unexpectedly lost to Dynamo.
Tottenham are five points behind fourth place West Ham and occupy the last English vote in the next UEFA Champions League. The club has only won one of the last five games.