Spurs take into account transfer for Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou after Arne Slot snub
TOTTENHAM have now set their sights on Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou – after Arne Slot dominated himself out.
SunSport understands Postecoglou, 57, is amongst Spurs’ targets after lacking out on Feyenoord’s Dutch boss.
He has impressed vastly along with his work north of the border, successful back-to-back league and League Cup doubles by taking part in expansive, thrilling soccer.
The model of play could possibly be a key think about any attainable swap to Spurs given Daniel Levy promised on Saturday the group would serve up fare subsequent season that followers would “love to come and watch”.
Ought to Levy flip to the Bhoys chief, he wouldn’t be the one Aussie to reach at Spurs this summer season, with Scott Munn starting his position as chief soccer officer on July 1.
Postecoglou and Munn have each beforehand labored for the Metropolis Soccer Group – the umbrella firm that owns Manchester Metropolis and 11 different golf equipment worldwide.
Munn was chief govt of Melbourne Metropolis earlier than taking up as CEO of the Chinese language arm of Metropolis Soccer Group in 2019.
In the meantime Athens-born Postecoglou bossed Metropolis’s Japanese facet Yokohama F Marinos for 3 years earlier than taking up at Celtic in 2021.
Free agent Luis Enrique has additionally been linked with the vacant place however SunSport believes Spurs usually tend to go for a supervisor who’s at the moment in a job.
Postecoglou is contracted to Celtic on a one-year rolling deal that means compensation to rent him mustn’t show too pricey.
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It’s believed that was one of many hitches in any bid to convey Slot to the membership.
The 44-year-old had a launch clause of round £5.7million however that didn’t kick in till NEXT summer season, that means it was as much as Spurs to agree a compensation bundle to take him now.
Dutch sources counsel there was a big distinction in valuation.
And when Feyenoord made it clear they might not budge in talks with Slot’s agent, Rafaela Pimenta, on Wednesday, any attainable exit was dominated out.
Slot right this moment insisted there had been no conversations about his exit, solely over signing a brand new contract at Feyenoord which he’s set to do.
Whereas Spurs sources keep they’ve held no discussions with Slot or Feyenoord over any attainable transfer.
Former AZ Alkmaar boss Slot mentioned: “I’ve been listening to a whole lot of rumours going round about different curiosity in me.
“Though I’m grateful, my want is to remain at Feyenoord and proceed engaged on what we created final yr.
“There may be not – and there has not been – switch dialog and yesterday’s assembly was completely for an extension.
“All talks with the club have always been only in that sense. Looking forward to next season with Feyenoord.”
It’s 60 days tomorrow since Antonio Conte, Spurs’ final everlasting supervisor, left the membership.