Mourinho to face Chelsea next month. Read what Spurs chairman has to say

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Mourinho will face Chelsea as Tottenham Hotspur boss on 22 December when the Blues visit the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

The Portuguese has been appointed manager of Chelsea London rivals Tottenham, and this will add more heat to this fixture.

Mourinho clashed with Chelsea fans while as Manchester United boss, and this could even get worse from the Blues faithful as Tottenham are a bitter London rival.

Next month’s visit will surely be an interesting one.

The 56-year-old spent over five years at Stamford Bridge in charge of Chelsea where he won the domestic title three times across two separate stints.

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy stressing that Mourinho’s strong track record of silverware was what made him an ideal choice. 

“In Jose we have one of the most successful managers in football,” Levy said.

“He has a wealth of experience, can inspire teams and is a great tactician. He has won honours at every club he has coached.

“We believe he will bring energy and belief to the dressing room.”

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