Jose Mourinho said Tottenham’s changing area is isolated by “childish” players and specialists who have their own associations with the press.
Mourinho was talking after an indispensable win in the pursuit for a best four Premier League finish.
Prods reacted to a humiliating Europa League exit because of Dinamo Zagreb with a 2-0 triumph at Aston Villa on Sunday, politeness of objectives from Carlos Vinicius and Harry Kane.
Commander Hugo Lloris had censured the hidden culture at the club in a stinging meeting following Thursday’s misfortune in Croatia, blaming periphery players who were not completely dedicated.
Mourinho seemed to concur with that appraisal, saying it was hard to keep an amicable changing area in the cutting edge game.
Document photograph: Tottenham Hotspur’s Portuguese lead trainer Jose Mourinho responds during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Brighton and Hove Albion at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on December 26, 2019.
“Football these days isn’t simple according to that,” he revealed to Sky Sports. “The narrow-mindedness is near, the individual interests are near, the specialists are near, the associations among specialists and press are near.
“Also, rather than building up a sensation of a group, compassion, ‘I accomplish for you, you accomplish for me’, ‘I win in the event that I play an hour and a half, I win on the off chance that I am in the stands’.
“This is something that you need time to create in a gathering. These days you need time since society and the mental profile of more youthful individuals is anything but a simple one.”
Mourinho, who made various changes for the Aston Villa match, was content with the reaction of his side — the success leaves them only three focuses behind fourth-put Chelsea.
“I’m content with the outcome, I’m content with the exhibition, I’m exceptionally content with the demeanor,” said the Portuguese.
“I’m not content with the inclination that in the event that you did it this evening, why you didn’t do it 48 hours prior? That match on Thursday will be a scar for quite a while.
“It won’t recuperate in light of the fact that we won, however absolute credit to the players. They were a group. They battled together. They put in the game that genuineness, that nobility that football players should place in each match.”
Document photograph: Tottenham Hotspur’s Belgian safeguard Toby Alderweireld celebrates with colleagues after he scores his group’s third objective during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Leeds United at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on January 2, 2021. Andy Rain/POOL/AFP
Tottenham forward Lucas Moura said the players were behind the previous Chelsea and Manchester United chief, adding: “We lose together, we win together”.
“What occurred in Croatia was our issue,” said the Brazilian. “We have confidence in the mentor since we know his set of experiences. We simply need to be effective here.”
With nine group games left to seal a best four spot and a League Cup last against Manchester City approaching in April, Lucas gave an invitation to battle.
“We have nine games to play, we have a last, we should complete the season well,” he said. “Top four is as yet conceivable obviously. We’ll battle until the finish to give everything.”