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Jose Mourinho has promised to bring 'passion my for job and passion for my club' as he spoke for the first time on being unveiled as the new Tottenham manager.

Mourinho replaced the sacked Mauricio Pochettino on Wednesday morning and has got straight down to work, overseeing training later in the afternoon.

He was pictured speaking with Harry Kane and Dele Alli among others as preparations got underway for his first game, away at West Ham on Saturday.

Jose Mourinho was pictured on Wednesday overseeing his first training session at Tottenham

Jose Mourinho was pictured on Wednesday overseeing his first training session at Tottenham

Mourinho is pictured locked in conversation with Harry Kane during his first session in charge

Mourinho is pictured locked in conversation with Harry Kane during his first session in charge

Mourinho speaks with Dele Alli as preparations begin for the trip to West Ham on Saturday

Mourinho speaks with Dele Alli as preparations begin for the trip to West Ham on Saturday

Mourinho issues instructions to his new players just hours after taking over in the hotseat

Mourinho issues instructions to his new players just hours after taking over in the hotseat

Earlier Mourinho outlined his ambitions for Spurs after sealing his return to management 11 months after he was sacked by .

In his first interview, he told Tottenham's website: 'I couldn't be happier and if I was not as happy as I am, I wouldn't be here.'

'What can I promise? Passion, real passion. Passion for my job, but also passion for my club, that's the way I have been all my career and I want to try, obviously, everything to bring happiness to everyone who loves the club.' 

The former Chelsea boss maintains that he is happy and excited to take the reins at the Champions League finalists.

'It's a privilege when a manager goes to a club and feels that happiness in relation to the squad he is going to have.

Mourinho addresses his players as they take a break from the rigours of training

Mourinho addresses his players as they take a break from the rigours of training

Mourinho watches on as Danny Rose aims to impress the new boss on his first day

Mourinho watches on as Danny Rose aims to impress the new boss on his first day

'It didn't happen many times. To be honest, the majority of the times we go to clubs and we always think 'we like some, I don't like enough' and you think immediately about what to do to change, what to do to make an approach between your ideas and the profile of the players.

'This is a completely different case, and these are not words of the moment, they are not words of me being the Tottenham head coach, these are words that I told and repeated in the last three, four, five years, even as an opponent.

'I always told about the club's

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