JOSE MOURINHO heralded the arrival of the brand new regular at Tottenham after this derby win took them again to the highest of the Premier League.
The Spurs boss celebrated the return of two,000 followers to their magnificent stadium by giving them one thing to cheer with this victory over their local rivals.
Jose Mourinho’s aspect went prime of the Premier League after beating ArsenalCredit score: Reuters
It underlined Tottenham’s title credentials after a win over Manchester City and draw at Chelsea of their earlier two League matches.
Mourinho stated: “We grew up. I can think about a lot of folks can think about three matches in a row – in opposition to Manchester Metropolis, Chelsea and Arsenal – can be a second for us to drop factors and return to ‘normality’.
“However we did not return to ‘normality’ – we’re there.”
Son Heung-min fired the primary aim with a shocking thirteenth minute strike earlier than Harry Kane notched the second following a cracking counter.
Mourinho stated: “They work like animals, with all of the respect to animals. I really like animals don’t get me fallacious, however they had been working amazingly exhausting once they didn’t have the ball.
“Harry Kane clearing balls within the field and Son engaged on Bellerin after which the 2 centre backs.
“This isn’t about scoring targets and being world class; they’re additionally nice guys and nice professionals who give every little thing for the crew.”
Kane’s strike was his 250th profession aim, his a centesimal residence aim for Spurs and his eleventh in opposition to Arsenal – making him the all-time highest scorer within the North London derby.
Harry Kane scored Tottenham’s second aim in opposition to Arsenal Credit score: Reuters
He stated: “It was a terrific help from Sonny. Good to see it go in. We have had a tricky few video games.”
Arsenal dominated possession after the break as Spurs sat again however Mourinho stated: “You’re successful 2-0, why would you expose your defensive block if you do not have to? It was a really tough recreation.
“I can think about tomorrow the headlines will probably be about them not being in an excellent place within the desk however I consider with these gamers and Mikel it will likely be Arsenal v Tottenham once more.”
Spurs midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg was named man of the match by Sky as he impressed once more following his £15million summer time change from Southampton.
Mourinho stated: “He’s undoubtedly going to change into a coach as a result of he’s such a ache in coaching on daily basis, asking questions on a regular basis about this and that.
“However simplicity is genius and this man is straightforward in every little thing he does on the soccer pitch.
“So congratulations, Mr Levy.”
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