Jose Mourinho has been appointed the new Tottenham Hotspur head coach, the club announced early on Wednesday morning.
The former Manchester United, Chelsea and Real Madrid manager will take over at Spurs on a deal that runs until the end of the 2022-23 season.
The appointment came after the club sacked Mauricio Pochettino on Tuesday following a poor start to the Premier League season. Just hours later, Tottenham confirmed Mourinho as Pochettino’s successor.
“In Jose we have one of the most successful managers in football,” Spurs chairman Daniel Levy said in a statement. “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.”
It would be recalled that Mourinho, has managed two premier league clubs before, Chelsea and Manchester United. He won three Premier League titles (2004-05, 2005-06, 2014-15) across two stints at Chelsea. From 2016-2018, he was in charge of Manchester United, winning the 2016-17 Europa League crown.