Tottenham ‘can not probably preserve’ Jose Mourinho as their supervisor if he fails to information the membership to silverware this season.
That’s in line with Darren Bent, who says Julian Nagelsmann can be higher suited to the position amid experiences linking the membership with an curiosity within the RB Leipzig boss.
Mourinho’s future at White Hart Lane past the season is on the centre of gossip this week following the membership’s London derby defeat to West Ham and continued slide down the Premier League desk.
Prime of the league and tipped for a title push in December, Tottenham at the moment are down in ninth and threat getting into March within the backside half if their depressing run goes on, after 5 defeats of their final six league video games.
And Mourinho is bearing the brunt of criticism for his staff’s exceptional decline.
Like many, Bent insists the ‘Particular One’ was particularly introduced in by Tottenham chiefs to finish the membership’s lengthy await a trophy, after a number of near-misses underneath Mauricio Pochettino.
So the ex-striker says Mourinho would make his personal place untenable if he fails to do what he was appointed to do.
“I feel Jose Mourinho is underneath a variety of strain, as a result of fairly clearly Spurs followers are usually not pleased with what they’re seeing,” Bent mentioned on Tuesday’s talkSPORT Breakfast.
“At one stage they weren’t pleased with the soccer they have been seeing however they have been tolerating it as a result of Spurs have been on the high of the desk, issues have been going effectively and it gave the impression to be working.
“Now abruptly it appears to have turned and I feel he’s underneath large strain.
“If he goes this season with out successful a trophy… if Tottenham end ninth or tenth and don’t win a trophy, then what was the purpose in bringing him within the first place?
“I do know he’s in a single ultimate already towards Manchester City, however with the way in which City are taking part in you’d count on them to win that.
“Pochettino was ending within the high 4, obtained Tottenham to a Champions League ultimate they usually sacked him as a result of they felt he wasn’t the suitable man to get them over the road to win a trophy.
“However in case you herald a serial winner, and that’s what Jose Mourinho is, in the event that they don’t qualify for the Champions League, don’t win the Europa League or every other trophies, I don’t suppose they will probably preserve him!”
Nagelsmann is claimed to be Spurs’ No.1 goal ought to they determine to axe Mourinho this season.
The 33-year-old has been dubbed a ‘mini-Mourinho’ however in contrast to the Portuguese he has made a reputation for himself together with his enticing attacking model of play moderately than his document of successful trophies.
Bent believes Nagelsmann can be a constructive appointment for his outdated membership, though he admits the squad nonetheless wants funding to enhance their weak back-line.
Requested if Nagelsmann would enhance this present Tottenham staff, he added: “Doubtlessly.
“We all know Jose Mourinho is defensive-minded, however perhaps if a brand new man got here in and went on the entrance foot just a little extra, that’s the one factor that would perhaps change.
“However I nonetheless suppose they should add one or two extra additions defensively to make them loads stronger and a greater unit, as a result of defensively proper now they’re not ok.”