Max Rushden might regret his remarks on Tottenham's decision to appoint Jose Mourinho as manager.
Despite the management of London rivals Spurs Chelsea, the Portuguese coach was appointed to replace famous boss Mauricio Pochettino exactly one year ago today.
Mourinho drives Tottenham from 14th to sixth in the 2019/20 campaign and guided his team to second place in the eight-game table in the new season.
He seems to prove his skeptics wrong so far, including talkSPORT's Rushden!
Speaking on Friday's Drivetime show alongside former Tottenham striker Darren Bent, Rushden read an opinion piece he wrote shortly after Mourinho's appointment in north London.
He said: “This is what I wrote about Jose and maybe I will have to apologize.
“Swapping Pochettino for Jose is like swapping your iPhone 11 for a Nokia 8210 just because the battery is dead.
“Jose lost his way leaving Chelsea after an argument over a doctor doing his job properly.
“Watching for the lingering unease at Man United while introducing an always lukewarm and slow football brand out of step with the main managers of the time, including Pochettino.
“He signed until the end of the 2022/23 season, we all know it won't last that long. It would be the Spursy Peak to engage a series winner and win nothing.
“You wouldn't want Jose to get their first trophy at Spurs since 2008, but even if it does, it feels like a step back.
Bent replied, “This is the most ridiculous line I have ever heard!
“It's the worst line… by winning a trophy, did you take a step back ?!”
Mourinho will look to extend Tottenham's undefeated league run to eight games when he hosts Man City, LIVE on talkSPORT from 5.30 p.m. on Saturday.
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