It was always going to be interesting to see how Jose Mourinho and Spurs approached the summer transfer window, because he’s a manager who’s possibly onto his final chance.
He’s failed at Man United, Chelsea and Real Madrid, so failure to achieve anything with Spurs means he’ll struggle to land a decent job after this one.
Success probably means winning silverware of some sort, but Spurs have been ridiculed over the years for having a decent team and playing some lovely football, but they always tend to come up short at the crucial moment.
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That suggests they need to sign some players who have experience of winning things, and it makes the signing of Joe Hart a fascinating one.
On his unveiling he spoke about his experience in winning titles, but it’s important to remember that it’s been some time since he played an important role in a team that were winning anything:
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) August 18, 2020
Twitter is unforgiving at the best of times, and comments like these are just an open invitation for rival fans to pile on:
Went to the wrong club then??
— John Smith ( ???) (@JOHNSMlTH66) August 18, 2020
— BrunoAFC (@dball_h) August 18, 2020
Lets see if he can bring that squad depth and a leadership to win a title for spurs
— noice chelsea fan (@Noice_chelsea) August 18, 2020
rest assured he wont win any silverware
— Kwame Acheampong (@kwameach93) August 18, 2020
“I came here for the banter mainly and also leftovers in the form of Carabao cup ties against the likes of Tranmere”
— Lee Dazzler (@MonkeyRPG1992) August 18, 2020
When you can only sign Premier League winners instead of creating them. Levels.
— Gary Martin (@GazMartin75) August 18, 2020
Yk how to win titles but this team doesn’t
— FAN (@Fan4Liverpool) August 18, 2020
Cept for he’s not winning anything with y’all
— Muthondu Jr (@Denhoodi) August 18, 2020
Of course he needs to say certain things to get the Spurs fans on side, but this looks destined to become a widely mocked quoted in a few months when things don’t go to plan.