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Tottenham vs Arsenal: How Mourinho snubbed Gunners job

Jose Mourinho can be within the dwelling dugout, when Tottenham hosts Arsenal in Sunday’s North London Derby, however he might have simply been on the opposite facet, the UK Occasions studies.

Simply over 12 months in the past, strain was mounting on Unai Emery at Arsenal.

With Jose Mourinho nonetheless and not using a membership, Arsenal’s head of soccer on the time Raul Sanllehi reportedly held talks over their job.

Sanllehi was eager to sound out Mourinho and see if he can be an excellent match to exchange Emery on the Emirates.

The dialogue is claimed to have left Sanllehi impressed and he thought-about Mourinho as a possible successor to Emery.

However it’s claimed that Mourinho didn’t share his enthusiasm, and had

reservations over working below the Arsenal hierarchy, claiming that the construction of the membership “didn’t attraction” to him.

He as an alternative jumped on the Spurs’ job, after Mauricio Pochettino was sacked, as a result of he noticed their setup as extra interesting, in addition to on the spot Champions League soccer.

They now sit prime of the Premier League desk after 10 matches.