JOSE MOURINHO was branded a "budget Tim Sherwood" after he rocked up to his first Spurs press conference in a gilet.
The Portuguese manager, 56, revealed he has been "smiling for two days" after taking over from Mauricio Pochettino.
Supporters likened him to former Spurs boss Sherwood - who is renowned for wearing the sleeveless jacket in the Tottenham dugout.
Writing on Twitter, one fan said:"Mourinho is sat in front of the media wearing a fetching gilet in honour of Tottenham's greatest ever manager, Tim Sherwood."
Another added: "Mourinho in a gilet. Heroic Sherwood nonsense. This is why the Barclays needs him."
Alongside the infamous clip of Sherwood throwing his gilet in anger on the side of the pitch, one fan wrote: "Sherwood is furious Mourinho has stolen his look."
But some argued Mourinho started the trend after he wore a gilet during his spell with Inter Milan from 2008 until 2010.
And the 56-year-old wore them during his time with Chelsea and Manchester United.
During the press conference, Mourinho admitted he will "make new mistakes" as he attempts to turn Spurs into a winning club.
Asked if he was an improved boss after being axed by Manchester United, Mourinho said: "I think so. These last 11 months have been used to think and to prepare.
"You never lose your DNA. You are what you are - for the good things and the bad things. I know in my career that I’ve made mistakes.
"I’m not going to make the same mistakes. I’m going to make new mistakes. I’m going to be stronger. Happiness-wise I am convinced my choice was a great one. Ten out of ten."