Former United boss Jose Mourinho has revealed a club he believes will win the 2019 champions league campaign.
The Portugese has tipped Tottenham Hotspur to go all the way to the Champions League final.
Tottenham Hotspur have qualified for the last eight of the competition, following a 4-0 aggregate win over German side Borussia Dortmund.
Jose Mourinho speaking speaking with RT, stated that with most of the big teams falling away in the knockout rounds, Mauricio Pochettino’s men have emerged as dark horses.
He said: “In this moment the eight teams that are going to be qualified – in this moment the four that have already qualified – they have all of them 12.5% chance of winning the Champions League. Certainly you are in the group of the 25% chance of winning.
“When you look to PSG, Real Madrid, two big contenders to win it, they are already away. Liverpool, Bayern Munich – one of them will also be out.
“I think every team including obviously Tottenham – and don’t forget that Porto and Ajax are amongst the eight – big, big chances for a big surprise this season for one team to win it, or at least one team to be in the final that nobody expects – so why not Tottenham?”
There are reported rumors of the Portugese return to the Bernabeu at the end of the season. with repeated flaws from the current Solari’s team. The will be need for a more experienced manager. Real Madrid where knocked off, from the champions League Campaign by young Ajax team.
Though they had more advantage from a 2-1 first leg win. But the Ajax squad blazed through to the Quarter finals of the competition following a 4-1 win at the Bernabeu, which leaves it at 3-5 aggregiate (in Ajax favour).