sport news Jose Mourinho's moans: Sportsmail looks back at his previous transfer gripes

Jose Mourinho's extraordinary managerial career has contained many memorable moments on and off the pitch, with the highly-decorated Portuguese not afraid to speak his mind.

On Wednesday night this was the case once more following Tottenham's Champions League last-16 first-leg defeat at home to RB Leipzig. Speaking post-match, he launched an extraordinary rant defending his injury-hit squad, when it was put to him that Leipzig dominated the match.

'Let's be loyal to the boys and tell that they did everything they could do,' he said. 

Jose Mourinho launched an extraordinary four-minute rant after his side's defeat by Leipzig

Jose Mourinho launched an extraordinary four-minute rant after his side's defeat by Leipzig

Tottenham fell to a 1-0 defeat and looked second-best for the majority of Wednesday's tie

Tottenham fell to a 1-0 defeat and looked second-best for the majority of Wednesday's tie

'[Erik] Lamela, you know how many training sessions he made with the team? Zero. Direct from injury to recovering on the pitch with the physios, direct to a game on the pitch, 20 minutes in a game in the Champions League. That is our team. You can look at it and you can see the two perspectives.

'One perspective is an amazing group with amazing guys that try everything. By another side you see how we are in this moment. It's like going to a fight with a gun without bullets. We did what we can do. If we score before them, the game can be different.'

In light of his 'going to a fight with a gun without bullets' comment, Sportsmail takes a look at the 57-year-old's infamous quotes in the past aimed at the boards of his previous managerial spells in England.

A Timo Werner penalty was the difference but the margin could have been far greater

A Timo Werner penalty was the difference but the margin could have been far greater

Spurs are currently without star duo Son Heung-min (left) and Harry Kane for long spells

Spurs are currently without star duo Son Heung-min (left) and Harry Kane for long spells

FIRST SPELL AT CHELSEA (2004-07)

Mourinho on Chelsea's striker injury crisis and lack of funds in 2007

Despite winning the Premier League in his first two seasons in charge of Chelsea, Mourinho was always keen to improve his squad. However, when he didn't get his wishes for certain players he let it be known through the media... 

'It is like having a blanket that is too small for the bed,' he said. 'You pull the blanket up to keep your chest warm and your feet stick out.

'I cannot buy a bigger blanket because the supermarket is closed. But I am content because the blanket is cashmere. It is no ordinary blanket.'

Mourinho's first spell at Chelsea was full of quips, and trophies, before it went sour

Mourinho's first spell at Chelsea was full of quips, and trophies, before it went sour

Mourinho on Chelsea's injury crisis and lack of funds to have improved squad (his final pre-game press conference before he was sacked

Mourinho's final match in charge of Chelsea during his first spell came at home to Rosenborg in the Champions League in September 2007 - a result that ended in a disappointing 1-1 draw in front of just 24,973 spectators.

Before that match, Mourinho vented his frustration at the state of his squad who were without Didier Drogba, Frank Lampard, Ricardo Carvalho and Michael Ballack due to injuries.

'The style of how we play is very important. But it is omelettes and eggs. No eggs - no omelettes! It depends on

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