Wayne Rooney has admitted he has been left perplexed by Tottenham’s choice to sack Jose Mourinho earlier than the Carabao Cup ultimate and labelled Daniel Levy’s choice as a ‘huge danger’.
Spurs have sacked the Portuguese lower than every week earlier than the Wembley showpiece in opposition to Manchester City – with academy coach Ryan Mason set to take first-team coaching.
The 58-year-old has paid the value for a disappointing marketing campaign, with the Lilywhites at the moment seventh within the Premier League and with little likelihood of constructing the highest 4.
Nonetheless, questions have unsurprisingly been raised concerning the timing of the dismissal with the north London membership determined to assert their first trophy since 2008 this weekend.
Mourinho has made a reputation for himself as a supervisor for the large event and an professional at establishing his groups in a method that make them vastly tough to interrupt down – and Derby boss Rooney believes the timing of his dismissal is ‘loopy’.
“Mourinho is a supervisor who wins trophies,” the Rams head coach instructed talkSPORT. “He’s gained them all through his profession.
“I believe if there was supervisor to set his staff up in opposition to Man City – it’s Jose Mourinho.
“Tottenham haven’t had the perfect of seasons however from that standpoint I believe it’s loopy and a large danger.
“I’m certain Daniel Levy may have waited until the day after the sport, that might have made extra sense.”
Rooney, who spent round 18 months working underneath Mourinho at United earlier than leaving in 2017, additionally mentioned he was ‘certain’ many extra golf equipment in England could be eager to have the Portuguese as a supervisor.
“I’m certain there will likely be a whole lot of groups in England who would like to see him handle their golf equipment,” he added.
“That’s purely as much as him if he needs to come back to England and I’m certain there will likely be different golf equipment all over the world who need to have him.”