The pressure on Daniel Levy has never been higher as search for new Tottenham manager begins

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Sometimes when a club play on a Friday it can give them a weekend off. Not for Tottenham. By lunchtime on Monday, Daniel Levy had joined a breakaway Super League and sacked Jose Mourinho. The two decisions may not have been related but they reflected a broader desire to establish Spurs among the European elite. 

SACKED Jose Mourinho leaves Tottenham Hotspur

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Richard Jolly

Richard Jolly also writes for the National, the Guardian, the Observer, the Straits Times, the Independent, Sporting Life, Football 365 and the Blizzard. He has written for the FourFourTwo website since 2018 and for the magazine in the 1990s and the 2020s, but not in between. He has covered 1500+ games and remembers a disturbing number of the 0-0 draws.