Paul Robinson has claimed that Jose Mourinho is still the victim of negativity within the media and can be an easy target for criticism.
The former Tottenham goalkeeper has welcomed the way in which chairman Daniel Levy has backed the Portuguese within the summer transfer window.
Spurs were certainly busy during the summer having recruited Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Joe Hart, Matt Doherty, Sergio Reguilón, Gareth Bale and Carlos Vinícius.
After a disappointing opening day defeat against Everton, Spurs have looked vastly improved in recent outings having emphatically beaten Southampton, Maccabi Haifa and Manchester United.
When Mourinho replaced Mauricio Pochettino after five and a half years in charge of the North London outfit, some within the media questioned the former Chelsea manager’s appointment and even claimed that he would suck the life and harmony out of the squad (Daily Mail).
Robinson believes that Spurs have performed well in recent weeks and made some smart moves in the transfer market.
“There is a lot of optimism and belief around Tottenham, at the moment,”
“I think the way the chairman has backed the manager in this window has been fantastic to see.
“Spurs have made no secret about the difficult financial climate that everybody is living in, at the moment, and the way that they have struggled. But yet again Daniel Levy has backed the manager.
“Jose Mourinho was brought in for a reason. There was a bit of unrest. He quite often gets a lot of unfair press and he’s an easy target at times, especially with Spurs. But you look now at what they have done. The results they have had in recent weeks and the signings they have made.
“As I said Jose has been an easy target for a lot of criticism.”
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