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Kane opens up about his reaction after Mourinho’s sacking

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Ahead of the crucial Carabao Cup final, Harry Kane disclosed his reaction after Tottenham sacked Jose Mourinho.

Harry Kane revealed that he was surprised when Tottenham sacked Jose Mourinho on Monday last week. The striker also admitted that he heard about the Portugal manager’s departure minutes before it happened. 

After a spell of one year and a half, Mourinho was forced to leave the club with the club’s Champions League spot in jeopardy. To take charge of Spurs for a temporary basis, former player Ryan Mason was appointed by the club.

Kane also talked about the relationship that he shares with Mourinho, although they could not bring a trophy to north London.

“I was surprised, I’ll be totally honest,” Kane told Sky Sports. “I came in that morning and probably found out five to 10 minutes before it was announced.”

“A lot of the focus was on the Carabao Cup final and preparing for that but, look, it’s football. I’ve been here now where a couple of managers have been sacked. And as a player now, I don’t think you ever expect the boss to be sacked but it’s part of the game. You have to deal with it.”

“I had a great relationship with Jose. I wish him all the best for whatever his next job is. But he knows as we know football can be cut-throat and we just have to look forward. We have a big final to prepare for now and we’re looking forward to that.”