‘I only have very, very positive things to say about it’: Toby Alderweireld insists it’s unbelievable ‘Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho is not getting the recognition he deserves with Spurs putting on an unlikely title challenge
- Toby Alderweireld has praised Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho
- The middle back revealed that the Spurs team is very happy to play under their boss
- Mourinho has helped his team to be outside of competition for the league title
Toby Alderweireld has praised Jose Mourinho’s work at Tottenham and has insisted the Portuguese midfielder is not valued enough.
The 57-year-old has pitched his team into outside competitors in this season’s Premier League title race and was recently named Manager of the Month for November as due to their graceful form.
And now defender Alderweireld has praised Mourinho and said his team is ‘fond’ of playing underneath.
Toby Alderweireld lamented Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho and insisted he is not well-liked
He said beIN SPORTS: ‘He’s not getting the recognition he deserves because he’s such an incredible manager.
‘You can see the team and how it has changed us; the way we play football, the way we win games. I am grateful to work under it.
‘I only have very, very positive things to say about it. And I think you can see that the team loves to play underneath. ‘
The Spurs defender has revealed that Mourinho’s squad has been happy to play under this season
Mourinho led three wins from four last month, including the stunning 2-0 win over Manchester City, which helped extend their unlikely title to the crown. .
Former scholar and star player Frank Lampard, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and David Moyes were also running, but Mourinho emerged after the vote and marked the moment with another memorable post on Instagram.
Alderweireld believes the gong was a testament to his former Manchester United and Real Madrid coach’s work so far in this campaign.
”[The award] showing again how good it is, ‘he said. ‘It shows how important the team around him and us are. I don’t think people get the recognition they deserve for that job with us every day.
Tottenham are out of contention for the Premier League title after a strong start to the year
‘Of course we show it on the pitch but a lot of people work every day to improve us to make our lives as easy as possible so we can just focus on football.
‘I think he knows that and with his ingenuity, team conversations and everything he’s got he’s helping us to perform better.’
‘It gives me the confidence to play my game. If he doesn’t talk to me I know I’m playing well and that says enough. ‘