By Sami Mokbel for the Daily Mail
Published: 22:34 GMT, 3 December 2019 | Updated: 15:04 GMT, 4 December 2019
If you're looking for someone to win you trophies, then Jose Mourinho's your man. But if you're looking for someone to whip up an omelette, look elsewhere.
Holding court at Tuesday's media briefing at Tottenham's Enfield training centre, Mourinho mulled over his time in Manchester ahead of his first return to Old Trafford tonight — and more pertinently why he spent the duration of his stay lodged in the Lowry Hotel.
It was suggested to Mourinho, whose family remained in London, that his decision not to lay down any roots may have indicated he wasn't particularly happy in Manchester.
Jose Mourinho spent his entire tenure as Manchester United boss staying at the Lowry Hotel
But it turns out it was entirely necessary. 'Is it strange (that I stayed in a hotel)?' he