Tottenham hires Jose Mourinho as manager

Jose Mourinho gives directions to his players during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Wednesday Dec. 5, 2018. Mourinho was appointed as the new manager of Tottenham Hotspur on November 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)

LONDON (AP) — Tottenham has hired Jose Mourinho as manager, a day after firing Mauricio Pochettino.

Mourinho returns to soccer management 11 months after months after being fired by Manchester United. He has signed a contract until the end of the 2022-23 season.

Tottenham made the announcement on Wednesday.