Tottenham and chairman Daniel Levy by extension have reportedly recognized a brand new Spurs supervisor goal in former Actual Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane.
Which managers are Spurs concentrating on?
Antonio Conte has now parted firm with the Premier League prime 4 hopefuls by mutual consent, kickstarting Levy’s seek for a everlasting substitute this summer season. Cristian Stellini, alongside his backroom employees and assistant coach Ryan Mason, have been put in interim cost till the top of the season – tasked with sustaining Spurs’ place within the prime 4.
Champions League soccer might be pivotal in serving to to draw a few of world soccer’s greatest managers and there have been no scarcity of prestigious names linked to the function. Mauricio Pochettino, Luis Enrique and Julian Nagelsmann stand out as probably the most attractive and readily-available free brokers with in-work bosses like Oliver Glasner additionally reportedly into account.
The Lilywhites’ search may deliver them nearer to residence of their hunt for a brand new boss with English prime flight coaches like Roberto De Zerbi and Thomas Frank usually talked about as targets through the media. Conte’s succession plan is ready to be one of many hottest matters in north London earlier than this summer season and there may be apparently a brand new goal on their radar.
In keeping with Sky Sports activities Italia, Spurs and Levy now have former Actual Madrid boss Zidane of their sights alongside the standard suspects like Nagelsmann and Enrique. The 50-year-old is now apparently ‘on the record’ at Tottenham as they start engaged on who may step into Conte’s footwear at first of subsequent marketing campaign.
Ought to Tottenham appoint Zidane?
A transfer for Zidane will surely have the potential to excite, particularly when factoring in his overflowing trophy cupboard since changing into a coach. The Frenchman has 11 trophies to his title as a supervisor, together with a fairly good three Champions League-winner’s medals from his time on the Bernabeu.
Zidane has additionally been referred to as ‘phenomenal’ by one in every of his former gamers, Luka Jovic, with ex-Spurs boss Pochettino expressing his admiration again in 2017. The Argentine admitted to having a ‘sure weak point‘ for Zidane as each a footballer and supervisor which isn’t arduous to know given his achievements in each respects.
To make him extra interesting to Levy, Zidane joins the illustrious record of free agent managers at present with no membership. Certainly, if Tottenham had been to make a proper method, nothing can be standing of their method.