Speaking ahead of West Ham United vs Tottenham Hotspur at the London Stadium on Sunday, Lilywhites manager Jose Mourinho explained how the Irons have ‘one week to prepare’ and ‘one week to rest’ – hinting it could hand them a Premier League advantage.
Commenting on the Hammers’ superb season so far on Tottenham’s YouTube channel, Mourinho hailed West Ham for doing ‘very well’, but claimed they have a ‘much better chance’ due to their lack of European competition.
“They are doing very well,” said the Portuguese.
“I believe that in the end of the season their position and our position, they are not going to be the same as where we are now.
“One week to prepare, one week to rest, less injuries, less fatigue. It gives them a much better chance.”
As a result of his comments, many West Ham United fans didn’t appear too pleased, dropping their takes in full reaction on social media.
Find all of their verdicts on Mourinho’s admission down below.
West Ham fans react to Mourinho claim
“Team talk sorted for Sunday, cheers mourinho. Bitter boy.”
“he’s getting his excuses in which means he’s scared”
“Getting his waffle excuses in ready”
“The man has no class or humility.”
“moyes – get it pinned on the changing room wall!”
“He does know that over the Christmas period and right through to end of January we were undefeated right?????”
In other news: West Ham fans flocked to this ExWHUemployee update, find out more here.
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