Jose Mourinho has revealed how a lost bet has seen him spend £500 on a gift for Tottenham left-back Sergio Reguilon.
The Spurs boss posted an image on social media of him and the Spain international enjoying some Iberico ham, with the caption: ‘A promise is a promise. It costed me £500 but I keep my promises.’
According to the Spanish media, as per Sport Witness, it relates to a promise made by Reguilon that they would beat Manchester City.
The impressive 2-0 win over Pep Guardiola’s side saw Spurs climb to the top of the table.
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It’s been an incredible turnaround since Mourinho took the helm, with Tottenham at that point sitting 14th in the table.
And Reguilon – like Mourinho – is revelling in his new surroundings and enjoying working under the Portuguese coach, not just because of the ham.
“He is a great person and wins a lot in the short term,” Reguilon said. “Jose Mourinho has surprised me in a good way. He has many good things about him.”