“Jose Mourinho was sacked for refusing to take his Spurs players out for training because of the Super League news.”
That is the viral report on social media, but you might need to read this post before you share.
Jose Mourinho has been sacked by Tottenham LailasNews can confirm he left his job earlier today.
He was in charge at Spurs since November 2019, replacing Mauricio Pochettino, signing a deal until the end of the 2023 season.
Mourinho’s last game in charge of Spurs was a 2-2 draw with Everton on Friday night at Goodison Park.
Former Spurs midfielder Ryan Mason has been announced as the new gaffer and is poised to take charge of the team for the rest of the season.
But the big news seems to have been; if ‘Mourinho was sacked for refusing to play in the Super League’
Yes, the legendary coach has not been in support of the proposed league, but no credible source reports that his sacking was due to this.
As we all know, the sack is no surprise based on Tottenham’s form, they lost 20 points since topping the EPL table.
When Totteham confirmed Mourinho and his coaching staff Joao Sacramento, Nuno Santos, Carlos Lalin and Giovanni Cerra had all been “relieved of their duties” on Monday morning. There was no mention of a Super League tussle.
Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy, said:
“Jose and his coaching staff have been with us through some of our most challenging times as a club.
“Jose is a true professional who showed enormous resilience during the pandemic. On a personal level I have enjoyed working with him and regret that things have not worked out as we both had envisaged. He will always be welcome here and we should like to thank him and his coaching staff for their contribution.”
Also, reliable sport journalist, Fabrizio Romano, wrote on Twitter;
“José Mourinho sacking is not linked to Super League… and he’s never refused to take training today. He’s been fired because of results and no nothing else.”
José Mourinho sacking is not linked to Super League… and he’s never refused to take training today. He’s been fired because of results and no nothing else. ⚪️🚫 #THFC
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) April 19, 2021