Jose Mourinho Always Qualifies his Team to European Tournaments
After the 1-1 draw with Jose Mourinho says he intends to get Tottenham back “where we belong” as they qualified for the Europa League with a hard-fought draw at Crystal Palace. The result saw the former Manchester United and Chelsea boss jumped to the into sixth place position above Wolves, who lost at Chelsea. and Manchester United beat Leicester City 2-0.
According to the manager, he said: “When all the players are available, we showed in this last period where we belong.” “I don’t know, maybe in this period, after lockdown, we finished third or fourth in the table. So that’s where we belong.” “I want to have my team, my players, not a medical room full of players. I want a pitch full of players.
Mourinho also said: “Of course as a squad, the main thing is to keep our very good players and after that improve the squad. “Are we going to buy 10 players? No. Are we going to buy players for £100m? No. We are going to improve.” he concluded. Tottenham skipper Harry Kane opened the scoring for Spurs before the scores were levelled in the second half to make it a 1-1 draw.
When Jose Mourinho arrived the North London team to succeed Mauricio Pochettino as a manager, the club was languishing in 14th place position in the league table. when asked about his team making it to the European leagues he said: “Of course everybody that one day plays Champions League doesn’t want to go back and play Europa League but it was the only thing possible after such a difficult season for the club.”
“Arriving 14th and handling things is not bad at all. I am quite happy that next season we play in the Europa League and it’s just a question to motivate ourselves for that competition and try to motivate the fans to support us and do something beautiful.”