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It didn’t take long for Tottenham to find a suitable replacement after sacking Mauricio Pochettino, as the club has already appointed Jose Mourinho as their new boss, at least, until the end of the season.

The Special One will bring his tough love to North London, but, according to Dimitar Berbatov, it’ll actually be positive for the team, as he’ll ‘take no sh*t’ when he’s in charge:

“With his resume and the amount of trophies he has won in the Champions League, Premier League and wherever he goes, he as earned the right to take no sh*t,” the Tottenham legend told Betfair, as quoted by Goal.

Berbatov thinks Mourinho will shake this up at North London and players will be pushed to prove their worth to him, as they know he won’t hesitate to snub them, regardless of their name, fame or stats:

“The players will want to show him how they can play and they will be thinking that they need to prove themselves to him. He will bring new ideas, a new way of playing, new exercises in training and the players will need to show themselves, all of them.

This new appointment, like every time a new manager comes in, will bring new life to the team, it will shake things up and people will wake up a bit and start proving themselves. The Spurs players should be excited because they are going to play for one of the best managers in the world and it is a great opportunity for them,” he added.

Mourinho hasn’t coached a team since being sacked by Manchester United last season, but Berbatov thinks that rest has been a positive thing for the Portuguese coach, as he’ll now have the chance to start fresh with new ideas and a lot of footage from their rivals:

“Mourinho has had a good rest, he was watching teams playing, commentating, he will have drawn lessons and conclusions from his last job at Man Utd and now it’s a fresh start for him. He’s taking over a great team with great players and he’s in London, the city that he loves, so for me, I think it’s the perfect match. Spurs is a team that wants to grow, develop and achieve things and I think it’s a good place for him,” Berbatov said in the interview.

Also, the Bulgarian is well aware of Mourinho’s ability to win trophies, even if his style isn’t always exactly pretty, and that’s exactly what Tottenham lacked during Pochettino’s tenure in charge:

“By appointing him, the board were probably thinking ‘wherever he goes he brings trophies’ and Spurs need a trophy, we talk about it all the time. He has the experience and he can bring them a trophy to feel that victory, and develop that winning mentality and get used to it.

He’s won so much already in his career and it will be interesting to see if he has mellowed. I remember Sir Alex Ferguson telling us about how he mellowed later in his career and took more time to think about things and not reacting so impulsively, so it will be interesting to see if Mourinho does something similar at Spurs,” Berbatov concluded.