Spurs boss Ramos: They call me 'The Perfect One'

Juande Ramos has been compared to Jose Mourinho since arriving in England but he has revealed his nickname at Tottenham is the 'Perfect One' not the 'Special One'.

Ramos was appointed head coach at Spurs a month after Mourinho left Chelsea, with the Carling Cup secured within four months to end the club's nine-year trophy drought.

The Spaniard said: "In the club they call me the 'Perfect One'.

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"It was the press that called me the 'Ruthless One' when I changed certain players who were untouchables. It's nothing more than a silly little name."

Ramos also changed training regimes and diets to get his players fitter - he wanted to change everything he could to forge a winning mentality.

"We did none of the things that the team was doing before our arrival," he said in the magazine of Spanish newspaper El Mundo. "If they used to train on one pitch and leave through a certain door, then we changed the training to another pitch and sent them out through a different door.

"We changed timetables, diet, everything. We wanted them to forget everything from before, like it never existed. When you want to change something you have to break with routine."

The result was beating Chelsea at Wembley, with Ramos adding: "Honestly, I'm happy for the fans more than anything, because in a big club like this one, nine years of winning absolutely nothing had generated pessimism throughout the entire club that was impossible to measure."

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