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Reguilon sheds light on fluctuant nature of Mourinho

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The Tottenham manager has a much different personality than how he is viewed by the outside world, suggests one of his players.

Tottenham defender Sergio Reguilon has opened up on his long-term admiration for Jose Mourinho.

The 23-year old joined the North London side from Real Madrid over the summer for a reported €31 million and has hit the ground running.

Much stability has been added to the Spurs backline ever since his arrival, but the left-back’s biggest strength lies in his ability to burst forward and supply the attack with pinpoint crosses.

Interest from Manchester United and Chelsea was also reported for the man who helped Sevilla to a sixth Europa League success last season.

Reguilon suggests it is his admiration for Mourinho that influenced his decision making before joining Tottenham.

“Mourinho impressed me a lot,” he told Spanish TV station El Chiringuito. “Since I was a kid, I really liked him, I like his intensity in training. I would like it if people saw him as I see him now.

“He is the first to be serious and ask more from us but when it’s time to fool around, he is also the first.”