Former Tottenham defender Paul Konchesky says his old club are a real contender for the title after Jose Mourinho’s superb « masterclass » led the team to victory in Manchester City last weekend.
Spurs are now at the top of the Premier League after a strong start to the season. Konchesky is very impressed with the work Mourinho has done to make them competitors.
Mauricio Pochettino had challenged Tottenham a few times during his reign but ultimately failed to get them across the line multiple times.
Some will have doubted Mourinho when he took office, but the Portuguese tactician has that know-how and experience after winning major trophies with Chelsea, Inter Milan and Real Madrid.
Although Mourinho has been written off by some after a bad time at Manchester United, he now appears to have won over Spurs’ players with his methods, according to Konchesky.
« I think Spurs definitely have to be up there to contend for the title, » Konchesky told CaughtOffside. “After Mourinho’s championship showed against Man City, he got the team to play how he wanted and everyone did it. ”
Tottenham have to be careful though to hold star player Harry Kane after his improved form this season.
The England international has been an important part of what Spurs did and Konchesky admitted that if he doesn’t finally win silver this season, it could mean that moving elsewhere tempted him to be Because, he is confident that his current club will really fill the gap.
« I think Harry Kane was the Spurs vocal point that did it so well, » he said. « I know every player wants to win trophies and they won’t be different.
« If they don’t win a trophy this season, it could be that he wants to continue, but it could also be that he has closed the gap and can see that it is going in the right direction. ”
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