Tottenham were besieged by problems in 2019/20 as Jose Mourinho took over the club’s reigns after a difficult start to the season.
The Special One managed to steer Spurs into Europa League qualification. Tottenham finished sixth, behind Leicester City and overtook Wolverhampton Wanderers on the final day.
It was a just result for the Londoners who have been marred by injury concerns all throughout the season.
Such was their plight that for over two-weeks, Mourinho was without a recognized attacker. The forward line was made up of midfielders and Dele Alli was playing as a center forward.
Lucas Moura was the first to return to match fold and helped Spurs overcome their attacking fears.
The Portuguese tactician has been impressed Moura and hailed him for his performances.
“With all the problems we had, Lucas is probably one of the few players that was here the day I arrived and never stopped, apart from some extreme fatigue he had because he was playing every match,” Goal quoted Mourinho.
“He did everything for us during the season. He played in every position. He played as a striker when we had no strikers. He had no rest, he had to play every match in every competition.”
“It’s really amazing and shows the team player that he is – a team player, a consistent player, a player who sacrifices himself for the needs of the team.”
“We have more, and I’m a fortunate coach, but Lucas is a good example.”