JOSE MOURINHO says the warmth is all on big-spending Frank Lampard forward of their Stamford Bridge showdown tomorrow.
However the Tottenham boss insists it’s nonetheless nothing just like the strain he confronted whereas he was accountable for Chelsea.
Jose Mourinho has guided his crew to 6 wins in 9 league video games this seasonCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
Mourinho, who has additionally bossed Manchester United, Real Madrid and Inter Milan, stated: “After I was in these golf equipment, there was big strain on me — and now there’s not big strain on the coaches of those groups.”
Spurs begin the weekend as shock Premier League leaders.
However Mourinho claims he feels no strain, with Spurs chairman Daniel Levy having sanctioned a comparatively paltry £69million on everlasting signings final summer season.
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That is in stark distinction to Chelsea, the place rookie boss Lampard — who performed underneath the Particular One on the Bridge — is now anticipated to ship trophies after they splashed out a staggering £230m on new buys.
Mourinho stated: “When you find yourself favourites, you already know why you might be favourites. And you need to settle for that and you need to take care of that type of strain and duty.
“I used to be at golf equipment which have been, let’s say, champions out there due to the highly effective funding out there. I needed to take care of that strain.
“So now it’s not for me to take care of that strain, it’s for others to take care of that strain.
“We simply wish to attempt to win the following match.”
Frank Lampard’s aspect are third within the Premier League desk Credit score: Reuters
Requested about Mourinho’s feedback, Lampard stated: “All of us have pressures as managers, not simply myself and Jose however any supervisor.
“Jose was right here as a supervisor so he understands it very effectively. He additionally went to Manchester United and would have understood the pressures there very effectively while you spend some huge cash.
“The pressures at Tottenham will likely be large as a result of Jose constructed a implausible squad and has unbelievable gamers. We’re each in the identical place.
“We wish success and other people have expectations.”