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Tottenham players split on methods of manager Jose Mourinho

Tottenham's players are becoming split on the methods of manager Jose Mourinho.

The Athletic says Mourinho's ways have split the dressing room with an increasing amount of players unhappy with the way he works.

The former Manchester United and Chelsea manager, who took over from Mauricio Pochettino in November 2019, has drastically altered the approach taken by his predecessor by easing the workload to such an extent that the players wish they were working harder.

Pochettino would demand double sessions and fewer days off, which proved unpopular at the time but reaped rewards in securing four consecutive top-four finishes as well as a run to the Champions League final.

A source claimed: "Everything has changed, even the training is so defensively minded now. There is no plan to move the ball forward. The plan is to defend, boot the ball up to Harry Kane and Son Heung-min, and that's it."

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