Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho stated he was once “impolite with an fool” after admitting he “obviously deserved” the yellow card he was once proven in his facet’s 1-Zero defeat at Southampton.
Mourinho seemed to argue with any person at the Southampton bench in a while after Harry Kane had a function disallowed for offside in the second one 1/2.
Kane was once compelled off with a hamstring damage after the function was once dominated out.
Mourinho seemed to take a look at a work of paper at the Southampton bench.
He was once in an instant proven a yellow card by way of referee Mike Dean, which Mourinho later stated he “authorised” after arguing with goalkeeping trainer Andrew Sparkes over what is known to be annoyance at time-wasting techniques.
“I used to be impolite. However I used to be impolite with an fool. I obviously deserved the yellow card. I had dangerous phrases with the fellow,” Mourinho informed BT Recreation, after his facet fell six issues at the back of fourth-placed Chelsea within the Premier League desk.
“There was once after all a explanation why for it. I can no longer let you know however for some explanation why I had that response,” he added whilst talking to Fit of the Day.
Southampton boss Ralph Hassenhuttl stated: “I do not wish to say the rest. I’ve an excessively prime opinion about this supervisor – he did such a lot for soccer.”
Kane, who has began all however one in all Tottenham’s Premier League video games this season, was once substituted within the 75th minute, with Erik Lamela changing him.
“Harry performs each minute, he performs always,” stated Mourinho. “It may well be large, it may well be small. Needless to say, he’ll be out.”
File signing Tanguy Ndombele was once additionally compelled off with an damage within the first 1/2, changed by way of Giovani lo Celso.
“Tanguy Ndombele, I have no idea. I believe that is the 10th damage of the season,” Mourinho added. “They forestall him to play. It does not give him continuity. We had 3 days between fits. All over again, he’s out once more.”
‘Now not taking a look to be kings of the marketplace’
Mourinho, who changed Mauricio Pochettino as Tottenham supervisor remaining month, says the membership are “no longer taking a look to be the kings of the marketplace” after the switch window opened on 1 January.
In his remaining function as supervisor at Manchester United, Mourinho spent just about £400m on 11 avid gamers throughout a two-and-a-half-year spell on the membership.
“We want time to paintings. We want what we don’t seem to be having. We want to focal point on what we’ve,” he stated.
“We see the dangerous outcome which is the continuity of the remaining 12 months. For 12 months, it’s been very tough to get effects clear of house. The paintings isn’t about purchasing, it’s about running with the avid gamers at the pitch.
“It’s one thing this is very tough for us as a result of we haven’t any time to do it.”
Mourinho’s memorable strains…
That is on no account the primary time Mourinho has raised eyebrows with post-match feedback.
Following his first recreation in control of Actual Madrid, which completed in a goalless draw with Actual Mallorca, he stated: “I am not Harry Potter. He’s magical, however in fact, there is not any magic. Magic is fiction and soccer is actual.”
In accordance with complaint from then Juventus boss Claudio Ranieri in 2008, Mourinho stated: “I studied Italian 5 hours an afternoon for lots of months to verify I may keep up a correspondence with the avid gamers, media and fanatics [at Inter Milan]. Ranieri have been in England for 5 years and nonetheless struggled to mention ‘just right morning’ and ‘just right afternoon’.”
And who can overlook his reaction to Luis Garcia’s notorious ‘ghost function’ in Liverpool’s Champions League semi-final win over Mourinho’s Chelsea in 2005?
“The linesman scored the function,” stated a livid Mourinho.