Mourinho names Lille coach Joao Sacramento as Spurs assistant in backroom shake-up

first_img2Tottenham fans give their thoughts on Pochettino’s sacking JOSE MOURINHO has selected Lille No2 Joao Sacramento as his assistant manager at Tottenham.The Telegraph report on a big shake-up in North London that will allow Mourinho to make his mark on the club.2 Sacramento has previously worked for Monaco and CardiffCredit: Getty – ContributorOn Wednesday morning, the former Manchester United boss was announced as Mauricio Pochettino’s successor following the Argentine’s sacking.And now Sacramento arrives along with fitness coach Carlos Lalin, analyst Giovanni Cerra and scout Ricardo Formoshino.Leaving the club with Pochettino are assistant Jesus Perez, coach Miguel D’Agostino and goalkeeping coach Toni Jimenez.Sacramento joined Lille in January 2017 and helped boss Christophe Galtier win the Ligue 1 Manager of the Year gong in 2018/19.That year saw the northern French side finish second and reach the Champions League.He had previously worked as an analyst at Monaco following spells with the Welsh FA, University of South Wales and Cardiff City.Mourinho has employed an array of assistants over the years, most recently Rui Faria at United – the coach now in charge of Al-Duhail in Qatar.Former Brazilian defender Baltemar Brito joined him at Porto and Chelsea, where Steve Clarke also worked behind the scenes.Mourinho’s first ten games at SpursNov 23 – West Ham (A)Nov 26 – Olympiakos (H)Nov 30 – Bournemouth (H)Dec 4 – Man Utd (A)Dec 7 – Burnley (H)Dec 11 – Bayern Munich (A)Dec 15 – Wolves (A)Dec 22 – Chelsea (H)Dec 26 – Brighton (H)Dec 28 – Norwich (A)latest sports newsSILVA’S GOLDEN GIRLModel Ines Tomaz has been helping Bernardo Silva through quarantineGossipCROWD RETURNFA Cup final ‘may see 20,000 at Wembley in trial allowing some fans at games’CommentPHIL THOMASDiving and whining was never a good look and will seem worse after lockdownExclusive’I’M IN A BAD WAY’Ex-England star Kenny Sansom talks for first time since being attackedExclusiveBOURNE AGAINHowe says Cherries are stronger after lockdown with FIVE fit-again starsExclusiveSWAN THAT GOT AWAYSwansea wanted £3m Davies three years ago but couldn’t get work permitExclusiveMARK MY WORDSJennings reveals life story from adoption to drug abuse and suicide attemptsNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticGiuseppe Baresi returned to Inter as his No2, at the club where he made almost 400 appearances.Another ex-player helped Mourinho out when he left for Real Madrid, Aitor Karanka joining after previously managing Spain’s Under-16s.Long-term allies Jose Morais and Faria were by his side when he returned to Chelsea and took over United – and both are now in management with Morais leading Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors.last_img

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