Having world class players in each to the team's he's been with is no reason for Jose Mourinho not to develop important players from the academy.
That has been the case for the Portuguese manager since being appointed Tottenham Hotspur manager back in 2019.
In less than two years as Tottenham manager, Mourinho has given the opportunity to eight academy players to make their first team debut.
Jose Mourinho, who has been the reason behind the first team debuts of Japhet Tanganga, Malachi Walcott, Troy Parrott, Alfie Devine, Alfie Whiteman, Harvey White and Jack Clarke, helped yet another youngster to turn his dreams into reality.
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16-year old Dane Scarlett made his Premier League debut for Tottenham Hotspur, as Spurs defeated West From 2-0 at North London.
With his appearance against West Brom, Scarlett also became the youngest ever Spurs Premier League player.
Since the departures on loan from Harvey White and Jack Clarke, Mourinho has stated Scarlett and Devine are now first team players but will still be used to help in youth competitions.
"Alfie Devine and Dane Scarlett now they work with us (first team) every day," Mourinho said on Devine's and Scarlett's team situation. "They just go back to the academy to play matches."
Scarlett made his first team debut earlier this season in UEFA Europa League, becoming Tottenham's youngest (16y & 247d) player to appear in a senior first team competitive game.
Alfie Devine would end up breaking Scarlett's record by making his debut in Tottenham's FA Cup tie against Marine FC.
Playing above his age group this season, Dane Scarlett has scored 20 goals across three youth competitions (U16, PL2 & Youth FA Cup), along with four assists in 15 games.
Dane Scarlett makes his Premier League debut. What a moment for the 16-year-old #THFC— Jonathan Veal (@jonathandveal83) February 7, 2021
By learning from Jose Mourinho and Tottenham's second leading scorer all-time Harry Kane, there's no doubt Scarlett's development at Hotspur Way will be noticeable as years go by.