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Jose Mourinho praises ‘particular’ Serge Aurier for taking part in days after brother’s demise and recollects his emotions when his sister handed away earlier than a match

Jose Mourinho praises ‘special’ Serge Aurier for playing days after brother’s death and recalls his feelings when his sister passed away before a match


Jose Mourinho praised the character of Serge Aurier, who performed towards Newcastle days after the tragic demise of his brother.

The defender made the choice to play within the 3-1 win regardless of being given permission to fly again to France to be along with his household.

Mourinho hailed the character of defender Serge Aurier for taking part in days after his brother was shot and killed

“Everybody reacts otherwise to tragedies and Serge is a particular particular person,” Mourinho informed talkSPORT afterwards.

Christopher Aurier, 26, was present in a crucial situation within the early hours of Monday morning having been shot within the abdomen.

The incident is known to have occurred outdoors a nightclub and Aurier was pronounced useless at Toulouse College Hospital.

A suspect within the taking pictures has since handed himself into French police.

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Aurier had permission to fly again to France, however needed to play in Tottenham’s win at Newcastle[/caption]

Mourinho then famous the similarities between Aurier’s state of affairs and the painful household tragedy he suffered when his sister, Teresa, died in 1997 on the age of 37, a topic he doesn’t speak about.

“I bear in mind when my sister handed away and a few days later I had a match and needed to be there,” he recalled of his time as Barcelona coach.

“I knew that’s what she needed me to do and I feel with Serge it’s in all probability an identical feeling.

“I feel now it’s time for him to show the web page and go to his mum and help his household.”

Spurs’ win at St James’ Park was the primary time Mourinho had recorded victory there and the important three factors stored them on track to qualify for the Europa League subsequent season.

The membership at the moment are seventh with 55 factors, one level behind Wolves and 4 behind fifth-place Man United who’ve a sport in hand.