Cape Town –
Former Cape Town City coach Benni McCarthy has revealed that he intends to
spend time with Jose Mourinho at Tottenham Hotspurs.
Bafana Bafana striker was sacked from the Citizens late last year after just
two wins from 18 games and now is on the lookout for new employment.
interview with BBC Africa, McCarthy says that he is in contact with Mourinho
and when he retains to the United Kingdom, he’ll spend some time at Spurs with
his former boss.
in regular contact with Jose so I'm going spend some time at Spurs to see how
he operates and what I can learn from him," McCarthy said, who played under
Mourinho during the Portuguese's spell at FC Porto.
says that he could end up working alongside his former Blackburn Rovers manager
has asked to meet with me when I return home. I think he may have something
lined up," McCarthy said.
he gets back into management and if things work out there might be a possible
opportunity. He's someone I admire and working alongside him could be an
interesting possibility for me."
42-year-old admits that he might consider an assistant coach role if an
in an assistant's role provides a great opportunity to work with experienced
managers. You get to learn firsthand what it's like." he said.
at Kolo Toure, he played under a great manager like Arsene Wenger for such a
long time, I don't think you could have worked under a better manager.
also went to play under Brendan Rodgers at Liverpool and Glasgow Celtic and
then joined Brendan's coaching staff after retiring.
you think you've learnt enough you can then go on your own when the opportunity
- Compiled by Tashreeq Vardien