I can never swap Le Celso for Bruno Fernandes or any other player – Jose Mourinho

I can never swap Le Celso for Bruno Fernandes or any other player - Jose Mourinho

Tottenham manager, Jose Mourinho has rather significantly affirmed that the Le Celso has no equivalent and pegged him to have an enormous future in London

Jose Mourinho has guaranteed that he would not trade Giovani Lo Celso for Bruno Fernandes whenever given the opportunity, with the Manchester United midfielder having purportedly been very nearly getting paperwork done for Spikes before ‘The Special One’ showed up.

It is said that Tottenham had opened talks with Sporting CP in regards to Fernandes during the previous summer’s exchange window, at the end of the day wound up marking Lo Celso – initially on a credit bargain – from Real Betis.

Under Mourinho’s stewardship, Lo Celso has since become a lasting apparatus for Prods, having finished a £27 million ($34m) move.

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In that time, Fernandes has proceeded to sparkle at Old Trafford, breathing new life into a side that had battled for structure and inventiveness and offering the club a lot of choices going ahead close by individual orchestrator Paul Pogba.

Lo Celso, in the mean time, has likewise dazzled – in spite of the fact that not to the degree of Fernandes.

“I don’t know anything about that,” Mourinho told Sky Sports. “But if that is true, and Giovani Lo Celso was the player that came to Spurs [instead], then I would say I wouldn’t change Lo Celso for any player.

“Not just for Bruno, but for any player.”

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Mourinho proceeded to commend Lo Celso’s demeanor, constraining his way into Mourinho’s arrangements because of his application in preparing. What’s more, the Argentine has additionally been playing through injury as the Lilywhites pursue Champions League capability from the Premier League.

“I came to the club and he wasn’t playing,” Mourinho added. “I think the only match he started was Red Star Belgrade away in the Champions League. Apart from that, he wasn’t playing.

“When I arrived I went in other directions and he did exactly what I love a player to do: ‘I’m going to show you’.

“No spoiled kid reactions, no crying, no moaning, no agents and family throwing messages to the press and on social media. It was just between him and me: ‘I’m going to show you’. And he did show me, step-by-step.

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“The way he was working every day, the way he was coming to matches, the way he was changing matches.

“I remember the match against Liverpool: he was on the bench, he came on for the last half-an-hour and he changed the game. The only thing that didn’t happen was us changing the result because we were so unlucky, but he changed the game.

“When he had his first start: ‘Goodbye, I give you no chance and this place is mine’. In this moment, what people can see from him is an injured player playing, or a player that during the week is not working like the others.

“He’s working with lots of different conditions to try to play and to try to resist until the end of the season so what you see from Gio now is not the end product – he’s a fantastic player for us.”

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