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Van der Vaart believes Mourinho good for Spurs

Former Tottenham midfielder Rafael van der Vaart believes Jose Mourinho is the right manager for the club.

Van der Vaart played for Mourinho at Real Madrid.

Speaking with Championat, the former midfielder said: "What characterises him? Positive arrogance.

"When Mourinho first entered Real's dressing room, I sat there with Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaká, Karim Benzema and the rest. José said immediately: If you only do what I say, you will never want to lose I wanted to laugh, but everyone was afraid of him.

"Everyone took him seriously.

"Mourinho said that I could leave, but I still liked him. It is fine if you say it the right away: We have Mesut Özil, he will play, not you. That's why I went to Tottenham..."


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