Four of Tottenham’s biggest stars are expected to press for an exit this summer after the club made no progress under Jose Mourinho, one expert says.
Mourinho’s future at Tottennham remains under scrutiny after a season turned upside down. After 12 games, Spurs dominated the Premier League table, before poor form knocked them down to the middle of the table. Their season reached a new nadir after an embarrassing exit from the Europa League. However, they could still end their wait for a trophy in the Carabao Cup final where they face Manchester City.
Ending their trophy drought and placing in the top four would silence those critics somewhat. However, the heat seems to return after a 2-2 draw at Newcastle on Sunday. Those who lose two points have seen Mourinho throws more blame at his players.
This has led to increased speculation about Mourinho’s future. To that end, a detailed report this week a flaw in his contract with regard to the compensation owed to him if he were to be sacked.
Tottenham, however, could have more pressing issues than Mourinho’s future. Their stagnation under the Portuguese brand has leads to much speculation that their star man Harry Kane may be looking to move on.
Indeed, Kane even confirmed he would consider his future. once the European Championships this summer is over.
And with Mourinho’s apologies starting to run out, Noel Whelan believes Kane will step down. The expert also tips Gareth Bale, Serge Aurier and Hugo Lloris so that they all seek to move away.
“Lloris will go, Aurier will go. We’ll see Harry Kane’s back, Bale too. ” Whelan Told Football insider.
“There are quite a few other players who will want to leave. It will be a strange old summer for Tottenham. There will be a lot of worried fans out there.
“Harry Kane wanted to see some ambition this year. That’s the only reason he stayed. But it didn’t work out at all. They made no progress. “
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Mourinho’s “ unhappy ” players
Ultimately, Mourinho’s future may depend on what President Daniel Levy decides to do for the best.
A factor that can work against Mourinho, however, is his treatment of his players.
Tuesday Paper discussion looked at the problem and complaints Spurs players are losing patience with the Portuguese coach. According to The telegraph of the day, it is claimed that senior stars have voiced their complaints to Levy about the way Mourinho treats them. They are said to have had enough of Mourinho insinuating that they are not good enough to fight for a top four spot.
Otherwise, Tottenham stars baffled and angry over Mourinho’s claim Toby Alderweireld did not train before the trip to Newcastle. The Belgian was left out on Mourinho’s side after he was suggested to return late from international duty. However, images released by the club ahead of the game showed Alderweireld involved in their sessions.
Asked why his side have struggled to maintain their lead this season, Mourinho joked: “Same coach, different players.”
When asked if he has more work to do with Spurs players, Mourinho added: “I don’t think so. We work well, we work hard. But there are some mistakes that I probably shouldn’t even call mistakes because they have to do with the qualities of the players.
“Looking at the second goal, it’s easy to understand because there are three different moments – the cross, the ball at the far post where they won it, then the ball in front of the goal where our two center-backs were in position. . . You can analyze it easily. “
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