Mourinho tops Tottenham shortlist

Published Add your comment

Former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has reportedly been identified by Tottenham as the No.1 candidate to replace Harry Redknapp, should the latter become England manager.

Redknapp is the overwhelming favourite to succeed Fabio Capello as England boss, although remains coy over his interest in the position.

Spurs, though, have already started scouring the market for a possible successor to Redknapp, and Mourinho has been tipped as an ideal candidate.

According to, the Real Madrid manager would he Daniel Levy's first-choice to take over at White Hart Lane, amid suggestions he plans to leave the Santiago Bernabeu at the end of the season.

Levy is said to want to bring in a big name should Redknapp leave, although one that has previous Premier League experience and a proven track record.

Mourinho won the title twice with Chelsea before leaving the club in acrimonious circumstances in September 2007, before joining Inter Milan the following year.

The 49-year-old moved to Madrid two years later, but has reportedly decided he will leave the club at the end of the season, regardless of what he achieves this term.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Tottenham Hotspur
Premier League

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again