National Sportslink gathered that his first game will be at the London Stadium on Saturday as Spurs travel to take on West Ham in the Premier League.
According to the club Chairman, Daniel Levy while commenting on Mourinho’s appointment said “In Jose, we have one of the most successful managers in football. He has a wealth of experience, can inspire teams and is a great tactician. He has won honours at every club he has coached. We believe he will bring energy and belief to the dressing room.”
Chairman Daniel Levy further stated that he was “reluctant” to sack Pochettino, but explained the decision had to be made in the “club’s best interests”.
On the other hand, Mourinho said: “I am excited to be joining a Club with such a great heritage and such passionate supporters. The quality in both the squad and the academy excites me. Working with these players is what has attracted me.”
National Sportslink understands that Mauricio Pochettino was sacked by Tottenham after its frustrating start to the Premier League season, though the Argentinian will seemingly have no shortage of potential suitors.
Pochettino led Spurs to four successive top-four finishes in the league and also oversaw a memorable charge to the Champions League final last season.
Tottenham went down 2-0 to Liverpool in Madrid, however, and with 12 games played in the top flight this term, it sits 14th, having won just three times. It also suffered a humiliating 7-2 home defeat to Bayern Munich in the Champions League last month.
Spurs haven’t won away from home in the Premier League since January this year. Reports have claimed that the former boss had lost the dressing room and that a meeting was held earlier this week with chairman Daniel Levy where Pochettino was given his marching orders.
Mourinho was previously the head coach of EPL giant Manchester United before being sacked in December last year. The Portuguese, 55, took over in May 2016 and led United to League Cup and Europa League titles.