Jose Mourinho’s salary at Tottenham revealed
When Tottenham confirmed the appointment of Jose Mourinho on Wednesday, the club announced the following:
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jose Mourinho as Head Coach on a contract that runs until the end of the 2022/23 season.
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) November 20, 2019
One key issue omitted from the Spurs statement, however, is the size of Mourinho’s pay-packet in north London.
Accordingly, the Daily Mail have reported on the largesse of Mourinho’s salary with Spurs:
Mourinho, who will earn almost double the wage of his predecessor Mauricio Pochettino at £15 million a year, said: ‘I am excited to be joining a club with such a great heritage and such passionate supporters.’
How much did Mauricio Pochettino earn at Spurs?
As confirmed by the Mail’s Matt Barlow, Pochettino pocketed £8.5 million a season at Tottenham.
Is Mourinho really worth the extra £7.5 million a year?
Jose will be on the usual Jose-sized contract it seems. Rather than Poch’s piffling £8.5m per year. Deal closed last night by Pini Zahavi who first brought him to Chelsea in 2004.
— Matt Barlow (@Matt_Barlow_DM) November 20, 2019
How much did Mourinho earn at Man United?
It seems that Mourinho has maintained his usual wages.
The Guardian previously reported the following on Mourinho’s salary at Man United:
(Mourinho) was earning £15m a year at Old Trafford.
Pini Zahavi brought the Special One to Spurs
Matt Barlow has also revealed how Tottenham closed terms with Mourinho:
Deal closed last night by Pini Zahavi who first brought him to Chelsea in 2004.
Now 76, Israeli Pini Zahavi is known for being one of the most powerful agents in football.
In recent seasons Pini Zahavi has helped broker Neymar’s world-record move from Barcelona to PSG.
Elsewhere, Zavahi became Robert Lewandowski’s agent in the spring of 2018.
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