Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho has been named the best manager of 21st century ahead of Alex Ferguson,Arsene Wenger and Pep Guardiola.
According to a new release by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS), Mourinho emerged Winner despite Spurs defeat to West Ham United on the Premier League.
Latest statistics began in 2001; and after Mourinho is German manager Joachim Low in the second position.
World’s most decorated manager and former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson is third on the list.
Current Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is fourth on the list and the Arsenal legend Arsene Wenger is fifth.
Meanwhile, Mourinho had earlier claimed that he is the best manager in world football despite seeing his side lose to the Hammers over the weekend.
Asked whether results have made him doubt his methods, the 58-year-old told Sky Sports via SunSport:
“No, not at all. Not at all. Zero. Sometimes results are a consequence of multiple situations in football.”
The former Chelsea manager also said Spurs can still make top four in the Premier League despite their poor run of form.
Spurs who topped the table at the start of the season are currently ninth losing five of their last six matches in the English topflight.