JOSE MOURINHO has been slammed for his idiotic park training session with players.
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London Mayor Sadiq Khan shamed Mourinho on live TV, while North London Labour MP Catherine West said: “This is deeply irresponsible.
“Many people look to football for their role models, and to have the Government’s crucial ‘stay at home’ advice so clearly flaunted is a kick in the teeth.”
Mourinho was pictured conducting a training drill with midfielder Tanguy Ndombele and two other unknown men on Hadley Common on Tuesday.
People, particularly children who may support Spurs will watch and say ‘if it’s OK for them, why isn’t it OK for me?’ “You’re inadvertently potentially spreading the virus.
Spurs stars Ryan Sessegnon and Davinson Sanchez were also filmed jogging closely together around the same area — breaking the two-metre distancing guidelines.
Right-back Serge Aurier also posted a video of himself on Instagram jogging alongside another.
Mourinho said: “I accept my actions were not in line with government protocol.
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“It is vital we all play our part and follow advice in order to support our heroes in the NHS and save lives.”
Mayor Khan said: “People, particularly children who may support Spurs or follow football, will watch these images and say ‘if it’s OK for them, why isn’t it OK for me?’
“Ask yourself a question. Is what I’m doing really necessary? And the answer is no.
“What you’re doing is inadvertently potentially spreading the virus.”
A government spokesperson added: “You should only exercise by yourself or with your household.
“Stay two metres away from anyone else at all times. Anyone not doing this is endangering lives.”
While NHS National Medical Director Professor Stephen Powis said: “This is not the time to become complacent, whether you’re me or a football team.”