By Mike Keegan For The Daily Mail
Published: 22:32 GMT, 2 December 2019 | Updated: 22:32 GMT, 2 December 2019
Jose Mourinho will shun a return to the five-star hotel he called home in Manchester - for a £70-a-night Crowne Plaza in student land.
The Tottenham manager heads back to the north west city on Wednesday ahead of a clash with former employers United on Wednesday night.
However, he will not be returning to the plush Lowry, in Manchester city centre, at which he controversially stayed for two-and-a-half years during his Old Trafford rein in an £816-a-night suite.
Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho and his squad will stay at a budget hotel before Man Utd game
Mourinho wants to avoid the pre-match traffic which often delayed journey from Lowry Hotel