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Tottenham boss Mourinho upset losing his Wales players to work with Arsenal coach Stuivenberg

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho is upset releasing three of his players, including recently fit-again Gareth Bale, to work under Arsenal coach Albert Stuivenberg at Wales.

Stuivenberg, an assistant to Mikel Arteta at Arsenal, has been on the coaching staff of Ryan Giggs at Wales since 2018.

"It's not Giggs responsible for these matches and I'm sorry about that," said the Spurs boss. "For the previous fixtures he called me, we spoke about Ben Davies – not Gareth because Gareth was not there – and we shared opinions on the situation, which is probably not going to happen this time.

"And the fact that one of the coaches is an Arsenal coach does not make me very comfortable. Honestly, it doesn't make me very comfortable. National teams should have coaches that work exclusively for them, not coaches who work for other clubs."

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