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Tottenham boss Mourinho: Lampard Chelsea sacking the brutality of football

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho says Frank Lampard's sacking at Chelsea demonstrates the brutality of football management.

The former Chelsea manager, who won three Premier League titles at Stamford Bridge during Lampard's playing career, said it was a sad day after such an influential figure in his career lost his job.

"I am always sad when a colleague loses his job," Mourinho said, after Spurs' FA Cup win at Wycombe. “Frank is not just a colleague, he is an important person in my career, so I feel sorry he did (get sacked).

"But it is the brutality of football, especially modern football, so when you become a manager you know that sooner or later it is going to happen to you."

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