Jose Mourinho: Tottenham boss urges authorities to look into Stoke away dressing room ahead of Carabao Cup clash

Jose Mourinho has urged “football” and “safety authorities” to look into the non permanent away dressing room his Tottenham facet will use once they journey Stoke within the Carabao Cup on Wednesday.

Since soccer resumed in June, at many grounds throughout England’s high divisions away groups have used non permanent dressing rooms so as to fulfill coronavirus protocols by minimising indoor interactions.

However, following Stoke’s Championship match with Middlesbrough earlier in December, Boro boss Neil Warnock was extremely essential of the services offered for his workforce, describing them as a “pigsty” that he “wouldn’t have put animals in”.

Asked in regards to the scenario ahead of Wednesday’s quarter-final, which is reside on Sky Sports, Mourinho revealed he had been despatched footage of the altering room.

Rotherham's gamers make their manner from the non permanent altering room to the pitch at Stoke's Bet365 Stadium

“I have a video of it,” Mourinho mentioned. “A video constructed from a colleague that works in one other workforce that not too long ago performed towards them and I used to be not going to elevate the query, you raised that query.

“But I believe should not be a query for me, needs to be a query for the authorities – all of the authorities – soccer authorities, security authorities, however not for me.

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“I’m not going to be the bad guy that is going to make comments about Stoke away dressing room.”

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Mourinho has typically taken the competitors extra critically than some of his rivals by fielding sturdy groups all through, along with his method having led to three triumphs with Chelsea and one other with Manchester United in 2016-17.


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The Portuguese steered he could use the match, which comes on the again of successive Premier League defeats, to give sport time to some of his fringe gamers, with the likes of Gareth Bale in line for a possible recall to the beginning XI.

Asked what sort of lineup needs to be anticipated, Mourinho mentioned: “I think a mixture.

“I believe clearly some gamers they want to play they usually deserve to play

“And from the ones that are playing more time, there are others where we don’t have great options to make changes and we have to keep them, but of course I will try to give a little bit of a rest to two or three of them.”

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