Tottenham must pay Jose Mourinho £10MILLION next season
Jose Mourinho was appointed Roma boss yesterday — but it will still cost Spurs
£10million. The Special One landed a new job just 15 days after being sacked by
Tottenham. as part of his severance, the North Londoners agreed to pay him the
the shortfall in salary if he took another post on lower wages before the end of his
contract next summer.
That means when Mourinho takes over at the Stadio Olimpico this summer he
will receive £5m from Roma and, for next season only, £10m from Tottenham.
But Spurs have saved £5m on what they would have paid him had he not accepted
The ex-Porto, Chelsea, Inter, Real Madrid, and Manchester United boss is keen to show
he is not at fault nor been affected by his shock departure after just 17 months in charge.
Mourinho, 58, will replace fellow Portuguese Paulo Fonseca.
Spurs chairman Daniel Levy and his players and staff knew nothing of Mourinho’s new
job until it was announced on TV yesterday afternoon.