Mourinho Feels Pain After Worst-ever European Night
Zeeshan Mehtab 28 days ago Fri 19th March 2021 | 08:47 PM
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho said he has never experienced a similar feeling to the pain of crashing out of the Europa League to Dinamo Zagreb on Thursday
London, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 19th Mar, 2021 ) :Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho said he has never experienced a similar feeling to the pain of crashing out of the Europa League to Dinamo Zagreb on Thursday.
The Portuguese also won the Champions League with Porto and Inter Milan, while the majority of his exits from European football's top competition have come in the latter stages to the likes of Manchester United, Liverpool, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich.
"Honestly I don't believe (I had) a similar feeling," said Mourinho when asked if it was his worst European exit.
"For me, it's much more than that. That's what I never lose - this basics of football, which is the passion, the heart, the desire. I feel very, very hurt that I cannot find more words to describe it." Mourinho's future at Tottenham is now in doubt with a return to the Champions League next season looking unlikely.
But he acknowledged the size of the task his side face at Wembley if they are to halt City's quest for an unprecedented quadruple.
"The only chance that we have to win a trophy this season is the final that we have to play against a very good team, against the next champions and a team that match after match show an incredible desire of winning," added Mourinho.
"So it'll be a very difficult final and if we want to have a chance to win it, the attitude has to be completely different."