Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho talks trophy prospects after West Brom win | Football | Sport

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Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has claimed that his side will end the season ‘where they belong’ after securing their first win in in four Premier League matches against West Bromwich Albion. Harry Kane scored his 13th goal of the campaign in the second half after making a surprise return from injury, before Son-Heung-min doubled the north London club’s lead four minutes later.

Spurs went into Sunday’s match clinging on to their top-four hopes by a thread after three consecutive defeats against Liverpool, Brighton and Hove Albion and Chelsea.

However, their result saw them climb to seventh in the Premier League table, just four points adrift of the Reds in fourth place.

Tottenham are still in with a shout of ending their trophy heartache this season, with the club going strong in the Europa League and looking forward to April’s Carabao Cup final against Manchester City.

Mourinho was in a bullish mood after the final whistle against West Brom, backing his side to reap the fruits of their labour now and the end of the campaign.

“I loved the compromise of the players,” the Portuguese boss told BT Sport. “The effort, the determination, the clear wish to show everyone how together they are and how much they were suffering with the bad results and how much they wanted the victory.

“That was the fundamental thing. In the first half we were dominant and could have killed the game.

“At half-time we had confidence, we were positive, I only spoke to them for one minute. We were going in the right direction.

“Harry Kane is a special player in the history of the club. He will beat every possible record. We had very good individual performances today.

“At the end of the season you have the truth, we will be where we belong, where we deserve to be.”


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