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Tottenham striker Carlos Vinicius: Mourinho's first words to me...

Tottenham striker Carlos Vinicius has revealed the first words from Jose Mourinho when the manager called him about moving to London.

Vinicius is currently on-loan at Spurs from Benfica.

He recalled on the Spurs website: “I remember he called me and said: 'So, are you ready?'

“He's not just anybody. Imagine that, the best trainer in the world calling you, showing concern about you… This puts you at ease, you see. And he knows that this is very important to a player. It's completely different. Even while being at the top, he knows, as a person…

“It makes things much easier, yes."

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