Sport: 'You can replay that in 10 years. It wouldn't happen': Chelsea boss Frank Lampard insists he would NEVER manage Tottenham... repeating vow made by Jose Mourinho back in 2015 (only for him to take over this week!) - - PressFrom - United Kingdom
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Sport 'You can replay that in 10 years. It wouldn't happen': Chelsea boss Frank Lampard insists he would NEVER manage Tottenham... repeating vow made by Jose Mourinho back in 2015 (only for him to take over this week!)

16:45  22 november  2019
16:45  22 november  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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(Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images) © Getty (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

Frank Lampard insists he will never follow Jose Mourinho in managing both Chelsea and Tottenham as he ruled out any possibility of taking charge at the north London club. 

Mourinho made a vow in 2015 that he would never take over at Tottenham due to his affection with Chelsea - only to go back on his word as he took the Spurs job on Wednesday. 

Lampard, who revealed the pair shared a few messages following Mourinho's appointment as Mauricio Pochettino's successor, is ready to be quoted on his own vow in 10 years time. 

Jose Mourinho holding a sign: Mourinho vowed in 2015 he would never take the job due to his connection to Chelsea, only to go back on his word as he took over from Mauricio Pochettino at the club on Wednesday © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Mourinho vowed in 2015 he would never take the job due to his connection to Chelsea, only to go back on his word as he took over from Mauricio Pochettino at the club on Wednesday

'I can firmly say no, and you can replay that in 10 years,' he said. 'It wouldn't happen.' 

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Jose Mourinho claimed in 2015 he could never become Tottenham managerCredit: PA:Empics Mourinho was in his second spell in charge of Chelsea when he was asked about an approach A clause in his contract when he was sacked by the Blues prevented him from managing another club

Jose Mourinho said in 2015 he could NEVER manage Tottenham Mourinho delivered the Europa League title in his first season as Manchester United boss and there is an expectation he can deliver a trophy for Tottenham , who are competing in the Champions League, FA Cup and Premier

When asked whether Mourinho's decision is a mark of disrespect to a supporter base who saw him lift three Premier League titles at Stamford Bridge, Lampard played down the idea of animosity. 

'Mourinho has worked at a lot of clubs and you have to respect his right to work,' he added. 

'That's his decision, whether fans judge you or not is out of your hands.'

Frank Lampard, Jose Mourinho standing in front of a crowd: Lampard knows how Mourinho works having worked under him to bring success to Chelsea © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Lampard knows how Mourinho works having worked under him to bring success to Chelsea

Lampard became a key part of the teams that delivered great success to Chelsea under Mourinho, not least in his first spell when he arrived from Porto in 2004. 

But the former Chelsea and Manchester City midfielder, who is preparing for a game this weekend involving two of the teams he played for, also had a relationship with sacked boss Pochettino. 

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Jose Mourinho is a shadow of his former self and with Frank Lampard now in charge we can celebrate He is Chelsea 's greatest ever manager given the overwhelming success he brought the club. Don' t say ' you would never manage Tottenham because of your love for Chelsea .'

Mourinho had famously said while Chelsea boss that he would never take over at Tottenham , reneging on that vow on Wednesday morning. Ahead of Chelsea 's League Cup final with Spurs at Wembley in March 2015 , Mourinho said he had been approached by Spurs chairman Daniel Levy to

'When you ask about Pochettino, I have huge respect for him,' Lampard said. 

'I met him a few times. I went to Tottenham's training ground when I was doing my badges and he showed me hospitality. He is a classy man.' 

Pochettino was dismissed with Tottenham in 14th, 11 points off Manchester City in fourth, and Mourinho has his work cut out to close the gap with 12 games already gone in the season. 

Mourinho will get his first taste of football again when Tottenham take on West Ham this week © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Mourinho will get his first taste of football again when Tottenham take on West Ham this week

But for Lampard, the appointment of his old boss ensures that Tottenham are firmly in contention to secure Champions League football, such is Mourinho's ability. 

He added: 'History and results speak for themselves. The titles he has won at the clubs he has worked at are not shocks because of the work he has put in. 

'He has done it consistently. That's what we measure him by.' 

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The former Chelsea boss was jokingly reminded by his new players about his vow in 2015 that he would never manage the club due to his affection To the media, Mourinho insisted that nobody in the world will want Tottenham to win more than him . He also suggested he is such an on-brand club

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