Former Arsenal midfielder Perry Groves believes that Jose Mourinho has lost the respect of the Tottenham Hotspur dressing room.
Groves gave his opinion after watching Spurs in action against Dinamo Zagreb on Thursday evening in which he believed that Mourinho’s side were passive and showed no aggression in the first half.
The talkSPORT pundit claimed that it was the same story in the second half with the players showing no reaction to anything which was said in the dressing room at half time.
Groves believes that there is something wrong within the club and the culture by suggesting that the players have had enough of playing under Jose Mourinho.
The 55-year-old described the performance of the players as a token effort having highlighted Dinamo’s third goal where Mislav Orcic picked up the ball on the halfway line, where Gareth Bale failed to track back before coming up against Serge Aurier, who tried to stop him with his wrong leg and also easily beat Moussa Sissoko.
Groves stressed that the culture at the club is now worse under Mourinho than it was while Mauricio Pochettino was in charge, with the North Londoners having no chance of progression long-term while the Portuguese is still in N17.
❌ “The players aren’t having Mourinho.”
😤 “There’s no togetherness there. When you watch them, it’s a token effort.”
👎 “Long-term under Mourinho, they have no chance of progressing.”
— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) March 19, 2021
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