Tottenham midfielder Hojbjerg: I felt guilty after Mourinho sacking; we spoke

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Tottenham midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg says he felt "guilty" after the firing of Jose Mourinho.

Mourinho signed Hojbjerg last summer from Southampton.

The Dane said, "It was a pity, of course, but I also thought it was the mechanisms of football. The afternoon after he was fired, it was a shame, or, it's not that bad for many in this world, but I felt with him.

"I felt guilty as a player, he is not fired because the team performs top, but because there must be changes, and there were things they were not happy with.

"That way, there was a sense of guilt as a player, but I had a really good talk with him before he left, and I said goodbye. He gave me good words and advice along the way. He said I could always write or call.

"I then wrote to him when I got home, just to manifest my thanks, so that way I was incredibly grateful that I was allowed to have a coach who has won it all."

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