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Mourinho wants his players to be enraged after defeat

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Jose Mourinho has revealed that he told his players to be angry rather than sad after their defeat.

Tottenham suffered a first defeat under the management of Jose Mourinho in their last Premier League match. Marcus Rashford scored on either side of Dele Alli’s goal to ensure all three points for Man United.

The defeat took Spurs to the ninth position in the Premier League as they now have the same number of wins, defeats, and draws with five of each.

But manager Jose Mourinho is not fazed by his team’s loss. Moreover, the Portuguese also insists his players be the same. Mourinho has suggested Tottenham players to feel angry rather than sad after their loss.

“I told the players [it] was a sad dressing room and that’s not what I like after a defeat,” Mourinho told as per Goal.

“After a defeat, you cannot be sad. You have to be more than that. You have to be raging. Being sad is not going to solve your problems.”

Jose Mourinho also claimed that Moussa Sissoko was more suited to a wider position than opposed to his more central role.

“Honestly, I don’t think he [Sissoko] is a midfield player in a core position, No.6 or a double 6.

“The best position for him is when he has the freedom to go [forward], or from the right like he did vs Bournemouth,” Jose Mourinho claimed.