Jose Mourinho, claims he loves Frank Lampard but still wants him to lose on Sunday. When Chelsea visit Tottenham in a crucial Premier League battle for a top-four place.
Mourinho’s Spurs is just three points behind Lampard’s fourth-placed Chelsea since the Portuguese replaced Mauricio Pochettino last month.
Meanwhile, Derby County led by Lampard drop Manchester United out of the EFL Cup before Mourinho’s dismissal at Old Trafford.
Consequently, this is the first Premier League game bringing Mourinho and Lampard in opposing pit. The duo have had great success together at Stamford Bridge
The former Chelsea boss have had a manager to the player relationship before but now in a rivalry situation.
Chelsea is in a poor form lately and has lost four of their past seven matches in all competitions. While Mourinho is restoring his team’s trouble. The Blues head across London to the in-form Spurs.
Mourinho also upheld that Tanguy Ndombele will be fit to play against Chelsea on Sunday, after missing out games due to groin injury.
In his interview, Mourinho told reporters: “I love the guy, I will always love the guy. I hope he loses on Sunday.
“I lost against Frank last year, I lost. I don’t get an extra buzz from facing former players at all.”
Well, it is certain that the former Manchester United manager wishes to keep his current streak and might prey on his former player.