It’s safe to say that Serge Aurier has hardly been a popular figure in north London since making the switch from PSG back in August 2017 – but Tottenham fans are slowly warming to the right-back since the arrival of Jose Mourinho.
Aurier was impressive at West Ham on Saturday – which included an excellent assist for Harry Kane – but the Ivory Coast defender took his performance up a notch against Olympiacos, setting up Tottenham’s first of the evening for Dele Alli before completing the comeback with a stunning second-half volley in front of a jubilant Park Lane.
And those fans took to Twitter to rave over the 26-year-old, who has produced two fine showings in the past four days to help Spurs secure two much-needed victories.
You can see some of the best responses in the tweets below, which includes one fan who said “Mourinho has turned him into Dani Alves.”
What are your current thoughts on the Aurier situation?
Mourinho has Just made Serge Aurier a Dani Alves oo
This is serious
— Kay ? (@Kaypoisson1) November 26, 2019
Early days but can see Serge Aurier becoming a big player for us under Mourinho. pic.twitter.com/JRXfmNQvve
— Noz Ahmed (@NozAhmed) November 26, 2019
Our right back playing incredibly well but you won’t hear a thing about it because his name is Serge Aurier
— Marcus?? (@Delecopter) November 23, 2019
Serge Aurier, I said it a couple of days ago, this man has it all to be a world class RB, needs to stop these rash and stupid challenges and then we have ourselves a class RB. All ? on Bournemouth at the lane on Saturday now. COYSSS
— Melvin (@gorezzer) November 27, 2019
Mourinho really went and gave Serge aurier a brain transplant man. That's the only explanation.
— Sherwin Samuel (@sherwinsamuel_) November 27, 2019