Rio Ferdinand sends warning to Tottenham over Jose Mourinho trend amid growing pressure

Rio Ferdinand believes Jose Mourinho’s current actions at Tottenham look all too acquainted.

Mourinho is within the midst of his most troublesome spell at Spurs, who’re ninth within the Premier League and 9 factors off West Ham in fourth after shedding to the Hammers final weekend.

The skilled Portuguese supervisor is beneath rising strain after successful simply one in every of his final 4 video games throughout all competitions and with hopes of reaching Champions League qualification fading rapidly.

There’s nonetheless hope Mourinho can flip issues round significantly after a constructive efficiency within the 4-1 win over Wolfsberger within the Europa League final week.

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However based on former Manchester United defender-turned-pundit Ferdinand, the state of affairs is all too acquainted to different situations in Mourinho’s profession when issues have gone south.

Mourinho’s appreciable success in England, Spain, Italy and Portugal has tended to be characterised with how quickly he falls out of favour, with house owners, gamers and followers, particularly at Chelsea, Actual Madrid and Manchester United.

“Pay attention, in case you take a look at his current historical past of the best way it’s ended for him at golf equipment, that is similar to what we’ve seen earlier than,” he mentioned on his podcast. “Outcomes aren’t going to plan, there’s some disgruntled gamers, he’s prickly within the press.

“The entire frequent issues that we’ve seen in current jobs and the way it’s completed, it’s rearing its head once more.

“It doesn’t look nice, but when he can have some turnaround in outcomes, perhaps issues will be completely different.”

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Mourinho has been at Spurs since November of 2019 and he intends to remain and battle by means of the troublesome spell, saying hin his press convention on Tuesday: “It’s a constructive factor that you just say I’m not used to it and my profession is being the other of this.

“That’s a terrific factor. However I wish to know which coach ultimately of his profession can say the whole lot was blue sky and by no means slightly bit gray or cloudy and even darkish.

“Until it’s a coach that was all the time in dominant golf equipment the place the golf equipment had been all the time the highest golf equipment in international locations after which it’s harder to have troublesome moments however I believe simply present how stunning my profession has been.

“Does this make me comfortable? No. Does this make me depressed? By no means. It’s a problem. I all the time really feel that I work for the golf equipment, I work for the gamers, for the supporters of the membership.

“I all the time really feel that I’ve to provide them a lot and the actual fact I’m giving them onerous work however not the outcomes is one thing that after all hurts me and is a superb problem for me as a result of I consider I may give it.”

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