Jose Mourinho Will Return To Old Trafford On December 4th As Tottenham Manager
Jose Mourinho will be in the dugout at Old Trafford on December 4th as the new manager of Tottenham Hotspur.
The 56-year-old will come up against his former side in what is guaranteed to be a fascinating Premier League clash at the start of next month.
The Portuguese, 55, penned a deal to become Spurs on Wednesday morning boss until the end of the 2023 season.
In a statement on Wednesday morning the club confirmed the news.
"We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jose Mourinho as Head Coach on a contract that runs until the end of the 2022/23 season.
"Jose is one of the world's most accomplished managers having won 25 senior trophies. He is renowned for his tactical prowess and has managed FC Porto, Inter Milan, Chelsea, Real Madrid and Manchester United. He has won a domestic title in a record four different countries (Portugal, England, Italy and Spain) and is one of only three managers to have won the UEFA Champions League twice with two clubs, FC Porto in 2004 and Inter Milan in 2010.
"He is also a three-time Premier League Champion with Chelsea (2005, 2006, 2015)."
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It will be an incredible return for the former Manchester United manager, who was sacked as The Reds boss at the end of last year after a a catalogue of failings at the club.
Mourinho was relieved of his duties following a 3-1 loss to Liverpool in December last year with United acting decisively.
The club issued the following statement saying:
"Manchester United announces that manager Jose Mourinho has left the club with immediate effect.
"The club would like to thank Jose for his work during his time at Manchester United and to wish him success in the future.
"A new caretaker manager will be appointed until the end of the current season, while the club conducts a thorough recruitment process for a new, full-time manager."