Mourinho aims dig at Tottenham over sacking before Carabao Cup final: 25 and a half trophies!

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Jose Mourinho has taken a dig at Tottenham over his sacking in April.

The Portuguese was fired just before Spurs were set to compete in the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City, which they lost 1-0.

But in an interview with James Corden, published in The Sun, Mourinho suggested he is adding half a trophy to his cabinet in regards to the Carabao Cup.

"I like Manchester United, the fans were amazing with me," Mourinho replied. "And I think it is good for them that another season without trophies is seen as positive.

"But with me the level of expectation coming from the media is completely different."

Corden then said: "But some of that pressure you bring on yourself. In press conferences you'll say things like, 'Three, three!'"

"I don't arrive and say three or five [trophies]," Mourinho continued. "James, if you want to be proactive you can ask me how many trophies I have won in my career — 25 and a half."

Asked about the half, he revealed: "The half is the final I didn't play with Tottenham."

The 58-year-old also explained he would have loved to manage the final so in his words, he could "have a chance to win a trophy with a club that doesn't have many, that was a dream".

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