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New Roma coach Mourinho: Man Utd were in decay; Tottenham have NO history

New Roma coach Jose Mourinho has taken aim at Tottenham over their treatment of him last season.

Roma boss Mourinho took up his new role in Italy just a matter of days after being sacked by Tottenham, and he has now taken the time to reflect back on his career and a number of jobs that ended on sour terms.

"I make mistakes sometimes, I haven't always chosen the right project, or I may have been misled about the path of some projects," Mourinho told GQ.

"I've made mistakes or I've been led in a dishonest way into accepting what I shouldn't have, but in the end it's all the same.

"These aren't my words, they were said by someone who was much more important than me: Whoever has goals and drive, will never grow older.

"I still can't believe that I have 30 years of experience in professional football, or that I am 58 years old, because I am always renewing my motivation."

He continued: "Lately I've been having very different projects to before. I went to Manchester United in a phrase of transition, not to say decay.

"I went to Tottenham who don't have a history of success. Now I go to Roma with new owners, but I immediately felt this empathy with the owners, the director and they straight away reignited the fire and passion I have for my job.

"So here I go on another Mission: Impossible. I say impossible because people tend to look at me and in their eyes there's only one way to measure success, which is that I have to win."

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