Pundit warns of an angry Mourinho

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Jose Mourinho has been appointed as the manager of Tottenham Hotspur, in what will be his third Premier League club and his fourth spell in the league.

Following the sack of Mauricio Pochettino as Spurs boss, Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy has appointed Mourinho as the new club boss.

“I think it was common sense [for Levy to sack Pochettino] and it was common sense again to go for the guy they have gone for,” Souness told Sky Sports News.

Despite transforming Tottenham’s fortunes and and taking them to the Champions League finals last season, Pochettino was unable to win a trophy as Spurs boss.

Mourinho has now been tasked with delivering titles for Spurs, and Sky Sports pundit Graeme Souness has warned the Premier League of an angry Mourinho.

“Mauricio Pochettino had appeared to be a man who didn’t want to be at Spurs, which I find very strange.

“Jose Mourinho is a perfect fit for them.

“Spurs are genuinely a big football club and they need someone who can turn what is perceived to be attacking attractive football into a slightly more pragmatic approach that will put some silverware in the boardroom.

“He has won trophies wherever he’s been and I would expect him to do the same at Spurs.

“Deep inside, he is an angry and frustrated man with the way it turned out for him at United, so I think Spurs will reap the benefit of that.

“Will they win the league this year? No. But they will be far more difficult to play against.

“He is walking into a job in our league with no surprises, he knows what’s ahead of him, he knows the players he is playing against and will have a real grasp of the players he is working with.”

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