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Social media reacts to Jose Mourinho hire at Tottenham

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MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 23: José Mourinho attends The Best FIFA Football Awards 2019 at the Teatro Alla Scala on September 23, 2019 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

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Only 12 hours had passed since the world reacted to Mauricio Pochettino’s surprising departure from Tottenham Hotspur when Daniel Levy shocked the world for a second time.

[ MORE: Is Jose Mourinho the right man for Spurs? ]

With the club sitting 14th in the Premier League table, the Tottenham CEO felt it necessary to stir the pot, and boy did he. Fans, pundits, and quite frankly everyone were left stunned when Spurs hired known lightning rod Jose Mourinho to replace the man who brought them to a Champions League final just six months ago.

Plenty of folks took to Twitter to give their thoughts on what has transpired.

The international break ends with a bang. Get your popcorn for this weekend, folks. Jose Mourinho’s first match in charge: West Ham v. Tottenham, 7:30 a.m. ET, on NBCSN and NBCSports.com.

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