Former Actual Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso has described Tottenham Hotspur head coach Jose Morurinho as ‘top-of-the-line coaches’ he has had.

The Spaniard performed 151 occasions below the steering of Mourinho, whereas the Portuguese coach was in command of La Liga giants Actual Madrid between the years of 2010 and 2013.

Mourinho took cost of Tottenham after the departure of Mauricio Pochettino. The previous Chelsea and Manchester United coach has to date received all three of his video games in command of Spurs.

A 3-2 win over West Ham was adopted by a 4-2 Champions League victory over Greek facet Olympiacos, which was adopted by a 3-2 win over Bournemouth on the weekend.

Them outcomes have taken Tottenham from 14th place within the Premier League desk to fifth, whereas they’ve additionally certified for the knockout phases of the Champions League.

Alonso has named the explanations that he sees Mourinho as top-of-the-line coaches within the recreation.

“He is without doubt one of the finest coaches I’ve had,” he advised L’Equipe.

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“I’d spotlight his capability to learn the video games, his technique and that capability he has to react to the crew when the sport will get tough.”

Mourinho has already proven his ruthless streak, changing Eric Dier with Christian Eriksen earlier than the half an hour mark within the match in opposition to Olympiacos, a recreation the place Tottenham got here again from two targets behind to win 4-2.

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