25 Jan Tottenham boss Mourinho not in favour of COVID-19 vaccines for Premier League gamers
Tottenham supervisor Jose Mourinho has mentioned he can be towards any choice to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to Premier League gamers earlier than most of the people.
The Premier League has postponed quite a lot of matches this season attributable to COVID-19 outbreaks together with Tottenham’s conflict towards Fulham in December. Mourinho was sad that the match was known as off hours earlier than kick-off with Spurs being held to a 1-1 draw within the rescheduled recreation.
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Earlier this month, Spurs have been one in every of a number of golf equipment to supply the usage of their stadium to the Nationwide Well being Service (NHS) as a possible venue for administering the vaccine.
Burnley boss Sean Dyche has beforehand mentioned that footballers needs to be “fast-tracked” for vaccines however Mourinho mentioned gamers shouldn’t be seen as a precedence.
“I would not [agree]. Possibly it is controversial, perhaps folks disagree with me however I would not,” he advised a information convention. “There are folks in a lot greater dangers than we, and particularly younger football gamers, are.
“I really feel that individuals on the entrance line day by day — well being staff and older folks — after all, I believe they need to be in entrance. However that is simply my feeling.”
Spurs face a visit to Championship Wycombe on Monday within the FA Cup fourth spherical however Matt Doherty, Dele Alli and Serge Aurier are uncertain with accidents.
Mourinho’s facet overcame minnows Marine within the earlier spherical and the Spurs boss mentioned he expects a troublesome conflict at Wycombe.
“The distinction between the Premier League and the Championship is just not what it was many years in the past,” he added.
“I’d say that the Championship is likely one of the finest leagues in Europe. [The] Championship is a lot better than many premier leagues in different nations so I do not have a look at Wycombe as a team that’s going to attempt to kill the large, they’re professionals.
“[The] Championship and Premier League, I do not really feel a lot distinction. For me, that story would not exist for me after we’re speaking in regards to the Championship. I look to them not as a small team, they’re Championship and Championship is absolutely skilled.”