Mourinho returns to Manchester United stronghold
Mourinho returns to Manchester United stronghold

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has said he expects a welcome reception from Manchester United fans at Old Trafford.

Jose Mourinho returns to his former club's stronghold for the first time since his dismissal from Manchester United in December.

Counting a period of two and a half years, he was able to lead the team to win the Europa League, and also to get second place in the English Premier League.

Jose Mourinho, who took over at Tottenham last November, led Tottenham to three of his successors' successor Mauricio Pochettino.

Speaking about Manchester United, Jose Mourinho said: `` I can say that going back to Old Trafford is a return to a place where I was happy to be, I have a great relationship with Manchester United fans.

In this regard, he added, tomorrow I return as coach of a team that will try to beat the Manchester United team, and may give this a different perspective, has followed the Portuguese Jose Mourinho.

I expect the fans to show respect for me, but I understand that what they really want is the opposite of what I want. I'm trying to win the Tottenham team, of course, during the game I expect them to forget me and support their team.

Jose Mourinho said he felt humbled by the beautiful reception he received when he returned to Manchester United as a TV analyst, but is now enjoying a return to training with Tottenham Hotspur.

The Spurs are currently fifth in the Premier League table with 20 points from 14 games, winning five, drawing five and losing four.Manchester United are ninth with 18.