Jose Mourinho has vowed he “will be in Tottenham‘s historical past for the nice causes” after claiming he’s “more motivated than ever” to halt the membership’s slide amid rising hypothesis over his future.
ESPN reported on Friday that chairman Daniel Levy needs to wait till the top of the season earlier than deciding whether or not the 58-year-old ought to proceed as head coach, however Mourinho should first deal with a run of 5 defeats from six Premier League video games that leaves their prime 4 hopes hanging by a thread.
Spurs are robust favourites to progress within the Europa League as they lead Wolfsberger 4-1 heading into tomorrow’s last-32, second-leg tie in north London and have an EFL Cup Final to come in opposition to Manchester City in April.
However, Spurs’ dreadful League type has ramped up the stress on Mourinho, who insists he’s higher outfitted to deal with the scenario than he was when arriving in England for the primary time to take cost of Chelsea in 2004.
“Thank God I am not the manager I was,” he mentioned. “Thank God, because if there is no evolution in us… I also want to believe you think you are a better journalist than you were 10 years ago or so.
“So, thank God. But I agree with you, most likely I’d not be as calm and assured and answerable for my feelings as a result of throughout my profession I had generally issues not in relation to outcomes.
“As you know, I didn’t have many bad runs of results. But day-by-day problems that happen many times in clubs with all of us, I reacted previously in a much more emotional way. And instead of helping myself and the ones around me, I was even created kind of conflict situations that I had previously. To give you a quick example: I left Chelsea as a champion. I was champion and I left Chelsea.
“Maybe your age, your expertise as an individual and a journalist makes you realise that individuals with extra expertise, we’re higher outfitted to deal with adverse moments. I’m calm. I’m answerable for my feelings. I can not change on and change off I’m completely happy.
“My nature does not change. I lose a game, of course I am not happy but maturity helps. And I feel very confident. I believe we are going to improve and I believe that I will be in Tottenham’s history for the good reasons and not for the bad reasons.”
Sources have instructed ESPN that some gamers have turn out to be annoyed with the workforce’s conservative model, whereas stories elsewhere have hinted at a strained relationship with a number of people together with Dele Alli and Gareth Bale.
But Mourinho insisted he retains the total backing of these round him.
“In the negativity of it, it is a positive thing that you say I am not used to it and my career has been the opposite of this,” he mentioned. “That’s a great thing.
“But I need to know which coach in the long run of his profession can say every little thing was blue sky, by no means a bit bit gray or cloudy and even darkish. Unless he’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 nations after which it’s harder to have tough moments. But I believe it simply reveals how lovely my profession has been.
“Does this make me happy? No. Does this make me depressed? Not at all. I think it is a challenge. I always feel that work for the clubs, for the players, for the supporters. I always feel I have to give them so much and the fact that I’m giving them hard work but not the results is something that of course hurts me and is a great challenge for me.
“I imagine that I can provide it. I gave it all over the place I’ve been and I need to do it. I’m extra motivated than ever and I imagine that, and that is what I really feel, I by no means felt what usually coaches they really feel when the outcomes are unhealthy.
“Normally when the results are bad, the coach is a lonely man. In this club, in this building, I never felt that. Never. I always felt, not just respected of course, but I always felt supported. I always felt that everybody is together in the same boat.
“By one facet no person is completely happy, however by one other facet no person is depressed. I really feel optimistic. Maybe it will probably look a bit bizarre for you dropping so many matches and you’re optimistic however sure I’m optimistic.
“I cannot say I’m happy but I would say I’m not unhappy. I wake up in the morning, I want to come back to work. I arrive in the building, I feel the motivation in everyone. I love to train. People are loving training and everybody is working as hard as is possible with so many matches. And we are positive.
“We need to play tomorrow, we would like to play Sunday [against Burnley], we would like to attempt to come again as quickly as doable to good outcomes and we’re optimistic.”