Tottenham Hotspur have been dealt an instantaneous blow of their makes an attempt to interchange Antonio Conte as supervisor, with Thomas Tuchel, who Fabrizio Romano claims was on the membership’s shortlist, as a substitute selecting to affix Bayern Munich.
Which managers are on Spurs linked with?
The Tottenham job could have been a lovely proposition for Tuchel, on condition that his unique plan was to search out one other job within the Premier League, having been out of labor since being sacked as Chelsea supervisor earlier this season.
Nonetheless, Bayern Munich got here calling after parting methods with Julian Nagelsmann, and the previous Chelsea boss has returned to his homeland, having beforehand managed the likes of Mainz and Borussia Dortmund within the Bundesliga. Bayern’s shock sacking of Nagelsmann might have the knock-on impact of the younger German supervisor becoming a member of Tottenham, nonetheless Romano has claimed he’ll take a while out earlier than deciding on his subsequent transfer.
Feyenoord’s Arne Slot has additionally emerged as an possibility for Spurs, alongside the likes of Mauricio Pochettino and Ruben Amorim. In keeping with a current replace from Romano, Tuchel was one of many names on the Lilywhites’ shortlist to interchange Conte, nonetheless his transfer to Bayern means he’s not accessible.
There may be probably be no scarcity of choices for Spurs, nonetheless, because the switch guru claims the membership are nonetheless contemplating 4 or 5 managers. A call is probably not made any time quickly, as Cristian Stellini will likely be given the chance to stay in cost till the tip of the season, whereas the board proceed their seek for a everlasting coach.
Would Tuchel have been a great appointment?
The ‘implausible‘ 49-year-old loved success throughout his solely earlier spell in England, successful the 2020-21 Champions League with Chelsea, being given the world’s greatest membership coach award for his efforts, whereas he additionally triumphed within the Membership World Cup.
Having received a German Cup with Dortmund, in addition to six trophies with Paris Saint-Germain, the Krumbach-born tactician has been profitable at each prime membership he has managed, so it might’ve been disappointing information for Levy that he’s not accessible.
That stated, there are nonetheless a plethora of choices for Spurs, and the aforementioned Amorim may very well be a savvy appointment, having received 5 trophies in Portugal, indicating he is able to take the following step in his managerial profession.
In fact, Pochettino would even be an thrilling appointment for Tottenham followers, given his historical past with the membership, and his arrival would include the added bonus of tempting Harry Kane into signing a brand new deal.