Jose Mourinho ‘Attacks’ Man United and Tottenham After Starting New Role at Roma

Jose Mourinho ‘Attacks’ Man United and Tottenham After Starting New Role at Roma

Oluwatomiwa Babalola
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:42 PM
  • Jose Mourinho says he is a victim of his own successes at both Man United and Tottenham Hotspur
  • The Portugal-born tactician was sacked by both outfits despite making notable impacts during his reigns with them
  • Mourinho won three titles for the Red Devils while he inspired Spurs to the final of the EFL Cup before he was sacked

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New Roma manager Jose Mourinho has lashed out at Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur over what he termed 'unfair' treatment.

The 58-year-old was recently presented to over 10,000 fans in Rome as he begins his reign with the Italian League side in the coming season.

Before his appointment as the Giallorossi new boss, he was out of a job for about two months after Spurs fired him less than two years after he was hired.

Jose Mourinho 'attacks' Man United and Tottenham after starting new role at Roma
Jose Mourinho answering media questions during his first press conference at Roma. Photo by Fabio Rossi/AS Roma
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This was after he had powered the North London club to the final of the EFL Cup but just one week before the meeting with Manchester City, he was shown the exit doors.

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Mourinho aims a dig at man United and Tottenham

And the former Chelsea and Real Madrid handler believes he has been a victim of his past achievements. The Special One was quoted by Daily Star, saying:

“I’m a victim for what I’ve done in the past. For others, my ‘disasters’ are a success. I won 3 titles at United and they were not even considered and they stole me a cup final at Tottenham."

Pep Guardiola's men went ahead to deny Spurs their first title since 2008 after City won the match by a lone goal.

Mourinho highlighted his achievements in numbers

After his departure, Tottenham struggled to find a replacement for Mourinho for some time before eventually settling for Nuno Espirito Santo. He added:

"The criticisms? I have nothing to answer.
"My last three clubs. Scudetto (title) with Chelsea, three cups with United, a final with Tottenham. What for me is a disaster someone has never done in their life. That's how it is. It's my fault.
"I will work 24 hours, except for a few hours to rest. I will do everything to defend my players and my club, I will not look for problems. I want to have fun and I think we can all have fun."

New Roma boss enjoying a lovely ride on a scooter in Rome earlier reported that Jose Mourinho was spotted riding himself in a Vespa scooter around the training base of his new club AS Roma amid cameras and fanfare.

The Serie A outfit confirmed an agreement has been reached with the manager for him to become their new head coach ahead of the 2021-22 season.

It came barely two weeks after the former Chelsea and Manchester United coach was fired at English Premier League club Tottenham.

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