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Nuno taking charge of Tottenham with glowing Mourinho endorsement

Nuno has taken charge of Tottenham with a glowing endorsement from predecessor and fellow Portuguese Jose Mourinho.

When Nuno was still in charge of Wolves, then Tottenham manager Mourinho tipped his former Porto goalkeeper for big things.

“I really think he's doing fantastic work," he said during last season. “We are in a generation when sometimes coaches get jobs and nobody knows why.

“In this case it is just about his work. He works and works and works, and proves how good he is.

“In my opinion - I hope that Wolves' fans and board forgive me - I think he has conditions for bigger things.

“I hope that one day, the bigger comes because he's doing fantastic work."

Mourinho has also said of Nuno: "Wolves, this team is very aggressive. They press, they go on 50-50s, they win duels.

“You see the profile of the team and it's difficult. If you go there with a Mickey Mouse mentality, they **** us.

“[Matt] Doherty, aggressive. [Adama] Traore, powerful. Jonny Castro, bam, boom, aggressive.

“Even if you are winning and you think the game is under control, the game is comfortable, with this team it's not comfortable. They can create chances. They can score goals.

“This is a game that demands a lot from you, demands that aggression, demands the attitude, demands that ambition that we need."


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