Jose reveals dad played in goal at Wolves and praises Gazzaniga for ‘magic hands’

first_imgJOSE MOURINHO watched Paulo Gazzaniga’s “magic hands” help Spurs grab a vital victory then claimed: Dad’ll do for me!Mourinho’s late father Felix played in goal for Belenenses at Molineux in 1973 — and Gazzaniga’s save to deny Romain3 Jose Mourinho is ecstatic after Spurs snatched victory at a Wolves side he insists can challenge for a Champions League place3 Jose Mourinhos late dad Felix was the Belenenses keeper at Molineux in 1973Credit: Clube de Futebol Os BelenensesThat stop paved the way for Spurs to nick it at the end through Jan Vertonghen’s header on Mourinho’s first ever visit to Wolves’ ground.The Special One said: “Paulo had magic hands. He was important in that situation.“My father played in this stadium against Wolves in the Uefa Cup as a goalkeeper.“He was always telling me a goalkeeper of a top team has to be different to the others because you don’t have ten saves, you have one.“By the time the one comes, the magic hands have to be there and Paulo did it for us.”’WOLVES HAVE TOP-FOUR POTENTIAL’Tottenham looked on the ropes after Adama Traore’s thunderbolt chalked off Lucas Moura’s terrific opener.But they held firm against an exciting Wolves side who Mourinho feels are genuine top-six contenders under Nuno Espirito Santo.The former Chelsea and Manchester United chief added: “Wolves are with us and Chelsea, United and Arsenal fighting for top six and smelling the top four.“They can beat anyone home and away. They have an incredible mentality.“They can tell you what they want but they want top four. They have the potential for that.ACCA WITH LADBROKES Pick up a whole load of acca features to help you land the big one“They wanted to win the game, they were not happy with the draw.“It was very important for Paulo and for us that he made that save — then we put ourselves in a position where we could win.“It was one of those victories where quality is not enough. If you are not a real team in the sense of what the word ‘team’ means, it’s impossible.”Mourinho was particularly impressed with Wolves widemen Jonny and Traore, whose electric pace saw three Spurs players booked for scything him down for the second game running.most read in footballTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticThe Spurs boss added: “Jonny and Traore are unstoppable. They are trains.“When I saw Eric Dier hit the post, I immediately had the feeling that if we don’t score now, we are going to suffer.“But we had an incredible attitude and put ourselves in a position where we arrived at the end of the game with conditions to do what we did.”3Tottenham coach Jose Mourinho says everyone has the same chances in the first knockout round of the Champions Leaguelast_img

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