How many more chances does Jose Mourinho deserve?

Mourinho’s second season as Tottenham manager has been defined by poor results and finger pointing – a familiar tale for the Portuguese manager, writes Ben Burrows

Tuesday 06 April 2021 00:01
<p>Is time running out for Jose Mourinho as Tottenham manager?</p>

Is time running out for Jose Mourinho as Tottenham manager?

Jose Mourinho’s teams are usually good at defending leads, right?

“Same coach, different players,” was the Tottenham manager’s response after watching his side throw away yet another advantage, this time at Newcastle United, in a disappointing season that looks to be heading towards a familiar conclusion.

Spurs have surrendered 15 points from winning positions in the Premier League this season – not what you would expect from a team coached by one of the best defensive minds this generation has seen.

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