Jose Mourinho hasn’t acquired a clue learn how to succeed at Tottenham with out Harry Kane, believes Jamie O’Hara.
The previous midfielder says Spurs has develop into a ‘one-man band’ below the Portuguese coach and the group look ‘misplaced’ with out the injured striker.
O’Hara was fuming on the talkSPORT Breakfast as he reacted to his outdated membership’s embarrassing 1-Zero defeat to Brighton on Sunday.
It was the north Londoners’ first recreation since dropping Kane to a double ankle harm in final week’s loss to Liverpool, and it was clear how a lot they are going to miss the England captain after a dreadful efficiency on the south coast.
Spurs could have loved extra possession however they only didn’t do something with it, as Brighton – who registered DOUBLE the quantity of pictures on aim than their opponents – claimed their first house win of the season.
Mourinho even acquired a style of his personal drugs, as a cussed Brighton aspect held on to win 1-Zero because of Leandro Trossard’s 17th minute aim.
The boss admitted after the shock defeat that his aspect are affected by ‘disappointment’ and low ‘vanity’.
However O’Hara has blamed Mourinho for the membership’s current hunch, insisting Mauricio Pochettino managed to discover a option to cope with out Kane all through his tenure in cost.
“Harry Kane will get injured at this level of the season, each season, we all know that and Spurs followers have gotten used to it,” he advised talkSPORT.
“When Pochettino misplaced Harry Kane, we coped. We managed to get via video games, Son got here into his personal and scored objectives, different gamers like Lucas Moura stepped as much as the plate. We handled not having him.
“However with Jose Mourinho, when Kane doesn’t play it’s actually like we’ve got completely nothing else to supply. There’s no plan b on how we’re going to get via video games.
“Watching that mild evening, you’d say we’re an entire one-man band. Even Son appears misplaced with out Harry Kane taking part in now.
“You’ve acquired to have an thought of what you’re going to do while you haven’t acquired Kane, as a result of he will get injured and you’ve got to have the ability to cope with it.
“Pochettino handled it. He acquired Spurs to the Champions League last with out Harry Kane.
“However Jose Mourinho doesn’t appear to know learn how to get one of the best out of the group when he’s not taking part in.”
The defeat at Brighton has left Tottenham in sixth place within the Premier League desk, six factors adrift of the highest 4.
Ex-Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp additionally joined talkSPORT on Monday morning to insist the membership can nonetheless qualify for the Champions League this season, saying that needs to be their precedence.
However O’Hara says they’ve acquired no likelihood primarily based on their present kind.
And with calls rising from followers for Mourinho to be sacked, the previous participant admits there’ll now be severe questions requested concerning the supervisor’s future.
“I can’t see that occuring primarily based on the performances we’re watching on the minute,” O’Hara added.
“They’re miles off the place they have to be. I can’t see Spurs getting within the prime 4 in any respect. No likelihood.
“They have been so dangerous towards Brighton, fully devoid of concepts, it was nearly desperation time for the entire of the sport, there was no recreation plan, a insecurity, a scarcity of an edge.
“It was a stunning efficiency. Abysmal.
“We gained’t make the highest 4 this season. The one means this season shall be classed as a hit is that if we win the League Cup and beat Man City, who’re in all probability top-of-the-line groups if not one of the best group on the earth proper now.
“If we don’t win that cup last and we’re nonetheless taking part in this badly within the league, that’s when the large questions are going to be requested over whether or not that is actually the appropriate man to take the membership ahead.”