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Jose Mourinho shuts down Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s claim after “ego” criticism

Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho has disagreed with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s claim that profitable a trophy is “more of an ego thing”.

Speaking final month, the Manchester United supervisor stated he felt the membership’s position within the Premier League is extra vital than profitable a cup competitors.

He stated: “In the league position you see if there’s any progress for me, that’s always the bread and butter of the season that you see how capable you are of coping of ups and downs.

“Any cup competitors may give you a trophy however generally it’s extra of an ego factor from different managers and golf equipment to lastly win one thing.



Jose Mourinho has defined that his need to win trophies at each membership he goes to is “not an ego thing”

“But we need to see progress and if we perform well enough the trophies will end up at the club again. It’s not like a trophy will say that we’re back, no.

“It’s the gradual development of being in and across the high of the league and the consistency and the odd trophies. Sometimes a cup competitors can cover the actual fact you’re nonetheless struggling a bit bit.”



Mourinho’s feedback come after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer stated profitable trophies may be “more of an ego thing from other managers” (Photo by Laurence Griffiths – The FA/The FA by way of Getty Images)

However, Mourinho has defined that his need to win trophies at each membership he goes to is “not an ego thing”, telling Canal Plus: “Of course I have a dream with Spurs.

“But to begin with I’ve a problem to myself, which is to attempt to win a trophy with each membership. Some guys assume that it’s an ego factor, it’s not an ego factor.

“It is more than that, it is the way that I was raised, it is the way that I grew up and it is the way where even being, I am sorry for the word, a s*** football player, always trying to win even at my level. And this is my nature.

“So I might love to do this, that’s the problem. But you want time, and it seems to be like for some cause the soccer world thinks everybody deserves time, But I by no means deserve time. I’ve to do it like this.”

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