sport news Jose Mourinho admits he is 'depressed' by Tottenham's fixture schedule

'It is impossible to do. It is not human': Fuming Jose Mourinho admits he is 'depressed' by Tottenham's hectic fixture schedule that could see them play NINE times in 22 days as he threatens to play the kids in Carabao Cup Tottenham have a hectic start to the season featuring in three competitions Spurs are competing in the Premier League, Europa League and Carabao Cup One-off nature of the cup ties leaves Jose Mourinho with selection headache Spurs boss believes schedule is 'impossible' for his players to play all the games

By Matt Barlow for the Daily Mail

Published: 18:49 BST, 11 September 2020 | Updated: 19:48 BST, 11 September 2020

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The new season is yet to start and Jose Mourinho is already fuming about a fixture schedule that could see Tottenham play nine games in the first 22 days.

Mourinho demanded to know who devised the plan – which he branded 'not human' - and threatened to send his youth team out in the Carabao Cup.

'If I think too much about it I will get depressed,' said Spurs boss. 'I want to go into every match with a smile, but I asked my boys which of them thinks they can play all these nine matches for 90 minutes and nobody told me, "I can".

'So we all are very, very aware that it is impossible to do it. It is not human. In the end, we end up asking who are the illuminated people making these decisions? I would like to know because in this moment they hide.

Jose Mourinho is concerned about Tottenham's fixture pile up at the start of the season

Jose Mourinho is concerned about Tottenham's fixture pile up at the start of the season

Tottenham face a potential run of playing nine matches in 22 days in three competitions

Tottenham face a potential run of playing nine matches in 22 days in three competitions

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