Three defeats in a row for Tottenham and Jose Mourinho is struggling huge time forward of their conflict with West Brom – dwell on talkSPORT.
The Baggies are preventing for his or her Premier League standing and gave Spurs a troublesome match again in November, with the Portuguese’s males claiming a late 1-Zero victory.
Criticism appears inescapable for Mourinho however he’s insistent the most important strain on him proper now could be what he locations on himself.
And he’s nonetheless decided, regardless of the alarming drop in type, he might help Tottenham declare silverware.
“I put strain on myself on daily basis,” he mentioned. “I don’t want others to place strain on me. I put strain on myself on daily basis. Day-after-day.
“So since 2012 with out three defeats in a row? However since when with no title? Possibly I can provide one.”
Mourinho is aware of nothing lower than a win in opposition to West Brom on Sunday will do, with some experiences even Daniel Levy, his greatest cheerleader, is apprehensive.
His fears may hit one other stage this week with matches in opposition to Everton within the FA Cup and Man City within the Premier League on the horizon, however he insists he’s taking issues someday at a time.
“A very powerful factor now could be West Bromwich,” Mourinho added. “I don’t even wish to take into consideration Everton or about City.
“I feel after City, we go to Austria, once more on Europa League, which is an enormous competitors for us, we’ve got good expectations in that competitors.
“However I don’t even wish to take into consideration that. I wish to take into consideration West Bromwich. That’s an enormous recreation. Generally huge video games are simply in opposition to the highest six, or the London derbies.
“Different instances, huge video games may be video games like this. It’s an enormous recreation for West Bromwich, as a result of they want a victory, they want factors, they should survive. They should get out of the place they’re.
“It’s an enormous recreation for us. As a result of we have to depart the place the place we’re, which isn’t a dramatic place like theirs is, however is a really dangerous place for us, we’ve got to go away it, we have to win, we have to break the dynamic of three defeats such as you noticed.
“So it’s a vital match for us. However the actuality is that, till the top of the month, we’ve got nice motivations in entrance of us.”
Tottenham crew information
Mourinho has hinted Harry Kane may return after an ankle damage however possibly from the bench as speeding him may trigger ankle points to reoccur.
Dele Alli (tendon), Giovani Lo Celso (hamstring) and Sergio Reguilon (muscle) are all sidelined, however the former may very well be into consideration quickly.
Tanguy Ndombele took quite a lot of knocks in opposition to Chelsea however he’s not listed as a priority, whereas Moussa Sissoko and quite a lot of others additionally regarded drained within the midweek defeat.
There is also defensive rotation because of the variety of video games the membership are enjoying proper now.