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Tottenham can kickstart trophy run with Champions League win - Mourinho

Jose Mourinho believes Tottenham could go on a trophy spree if they can win the Champions League final next week. Credit: PA

Jose Mourinho believes Tottenham could go on a trophy spree if they can win the Champions League final next week.

Mauricio Pochettino's side take on Liverpool in the final in Madrid on June 1.

In an interview with Sky Sports, Mourinho - who has won the Champions League twice - feels that success against Liverpool could be the first of many trophies for Spurs.

"Of course, Spurs is not winning titles and to win the first one, the biggest one of all, would be, of course, fantastic and would mean to win other domestic trophies (is easier) because the Champions League is the biggest one of all," Mourinho said.

"I think, big match, of course, with huge levels of pressure. We used to say finals are not to play, finals are to win."

Mourinho also believes success would be huge for Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp but thinks a third Champions League final defeat for the German would be a big blow.

"Being a manager and understanding what it means for a manager to play a Champions League final, there is always a negative side of it and the negative side is that one team is going to lose it," Mourinho added.

"If Jurgen wins, it is an incredible achievement for him, if Jurgen doesn't win... you know, to lose three Champions League finals has to be really, really hard. But in this moment, he is a positive guy and I think he just thinks about winning."