The Premier League table is looking a lot better for Tottenham fans after back-to-back wins under new head coach Jose Mourinho.
Sitting in 14 th prior to his appointment in place of Mauricio Pochettino after a dreadful start to the season, three wins on the spin has got Spurs back on track and full of confidence again.
Saturday’s 3-2 win over Bournemouth means that the Lilywhites are now six points off Chelsea in the race for the top four having trailed them by 12 just over a week ago.
The appointment of Mourinho has so far worked wonders for the team and Son Heung-min has opened up on what exactly life is like under the experienced boss.
“He’s very kind. He’s smiling, making jokes with the players. I like it, of course, “he told reporters after the win over the Cherries.
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“I think the results changed a lot, the positive vibe.
” Everyone is positive before games. The gaffer is doing a great job and we are really happy with him.
“The atmosphere changed a lot with the positive vibes.”
What has been noticeable over the past few games is that the Lilywhites are playing a lot more direct and this was evident on Saturday as Toby Alderweireld played his part in the opening two goals with raking balls over the top.
Perhaps not the prettiest on the eye given fans would like to see the team pass their opponents off the park, the main thing is that it is resulting in crucial goals for Mourinho’s side as they have netted ten in his first three games.
“It looks more direct,” he added. “It’s important we try to find the right decisions. The right timing is important.
” The players know when you have to play, go forwards, when you have to keep the ball.
“The confidence changed a lot. This is the main thing. The lads play with passion and positive energy. This is the most important thing in football. “