Jose Mourinho prepares for Aston Villa game despite Covid-19 outbreak at Villa Park | Football News


Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho is getting ready for his aspect’s Premier League game at Aston Villa on Wednesday to go forward.

The match is known to be doubtful after a mass outbreak of coronavirus at Villa, with 10 first-team gamers struck down with the virus.

Villa misplaced 4-1 in opposition to Liverpool within the FA Cup on Friday with a youth workforce, whereas Mourinho – whose aspect had their December 30 Premier League game delayed as a result of Covid-19 at Fulham – has stated it could be “completely impossible” for one other Spurs league game to be cancelled.

Mourinho could have been making extra of some extent concerning the lack of knowledge from the league, however requested after Sunday’s 5-0 win at Marine when he expects his aspect to subsequent play, Mourinho stated: “Wednesday.”

Asked once more whether or not he thinks the Villa game will go forward, he replied: “Yeah. Nobody told me that I’m not going to play so (on Monday morning) we start to prepare for that game, and the same Tuesday unless somebody tells us different.”

It was plain crusing for Mourinho’s aspect on Sunday as a Carlos Vinicius hat-trick within the first half helped them keep away from an FA Cup third-round upset with a 5-0 win over non-League Marine.

Lucas Moura and 16-year-old Alfie Devine additionally obtained on the scoresheet as Spurs cruised into Monday night time’s draw for the fourth and fifth rounds.

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“I’m always very proud to be in the FA Cup and situations like this, for people who are mad about football, I think it means a lot,” Mourinho added.

“As Tottenham coach, I’m very happy with the players’ attitude, not risking too much, a little cautious, especially the creative guys, but good attitude, win the match as soon as possible, the result done at half-time, and everything is fine.”

Tottenham’s midweek Premier League journey to Villa Park stays doubtful although.

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Speaking on Friday, Mourinho stated: “It’s the moment for the Premier League to show leadership, to make decisions. A club like us is trying everything every day to be ready to play, to follow the rules we have in our hands.

“We can’t be punished. If we do not play in opposition to Aston Villa, that will likely be three matches postponed, and that will likely be inconceivable.

“After the season we have the Euros [due to begin on June 11], and of course the Euros are not going to be moved. I believe it is an impossible situation for a club to have three matches postponed, especially if that club plays in Europe.”

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