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Tottenham Hotspur’s Portuguese head coach Jose Mourinho (L) and Tottenham Hotspur’s South Korean striker Son Heung-Min react at the final whistle during the English League Cup semi final first leg football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Brentford at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on January 5, 2021. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / POOL / AFP) /

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho — one win away from a fifth League Cup win in his career — says the recipe for his success is respect for the competition.

The 57-year-old could deliver Spurs’ first piece of silverware since 2008 if they win the final in April at Wembley.

Mourinho became just the third manager to reach the final with three different clubs following the late Ron Saunders and Ron Atkinson after Spurs beat spirited Championship side Brentford 2-0 on Tuesday.

They will play the winners of Wednesday’s semi-final between holders Manchester City and Manchester United, with whom Mourinho won the trophy in…



Source: Guardian Newspaper