Tottenham would cough up a significant payout if Jose Mourinho was sacked with no break clause in his contract.
According to The Athletic, the Portuguese’s deal, which runs until the summer of 2023, has no exit option for either side.
The report adds that Daniel Levy is not considering replacing Mourinho with the absence of a break clause an indication of their long-term plans together.
The 58-year-old — who is among the highest-earning managers in football — would command a huge fee should the club change its mind.
Mourinho is raking in £15million as the second-highest-paid boss in the country behind Pep Guardiola.
The Special One signed a three-and-a-half-year deal to replace Mauricio Pochettino that is worth the same as his contract at Manchester United.
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Spurs’ 3-0 loss by Manchester City on Sunday was the fourth defeat in their last five Premier League games.
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