‘Intense’ 2021 candidate again in rivalry for Tottenham job


Eintracht Frankfurt boss Oliver Glasner, who’s a candidate for the Tottenham job after Antonio Conte, was truly interviewed for the position in 2021.

Managers linked to Spurs work

Chairman Daniel Levy seems set to start his seek for a everlasting Spurs supervisor this summer time after Conte and the north Londoners agreed to half methods by mutual settlement. Cristian Stellini, alongside assistant supervisor Ryan Mason, will take cost of the Lilywhites for the rest of this Premier League season because the hunt for Conte’s successor continues within the background.


There are lots of names linked to the managerial position at Tottenham, maybe most notably Mauricio Pochettino, a real fan favourite on the membership, and former Bayen Munich boss Julian Nagelsmann final week. Former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique, who can be a free agent after leaving the Spain nationwide crew, has additionally been strongly tipped as a candidate for the now vacant Spurs managerial job.

As for the bosses at present on the job, one supervisor who has been repeatedly talked about as a Spurs goal is Glasner – with rumors suggesting contact has even been made.

The Bundesliga supervisor is out of contract in 2024 which means he might go away Frankfurt subsequent yr, and no progress has been made to tie him right down to a brand new deal to this point. Dependable journalist Alasdair Gold has now supplied his personal replace, writing for soccer.london and naming Glasner as one of many managers Levy might flip to after sacking Conte.

He provides some somewhat fascinating little bit of context, specifically that the Austrian was truly a candidate to interchange Jose Mourinho in 2021. Gold claims Spurs ‘interviewed’ Glasner that yr as Levy weighed up who may come after Mourinho , however the chief of the Lilywhites finally turned to Nuno Espirito Santo.

May Glasner work wonders at Spurs?

Apparently, the 48-year-old has loads of credentials ought to Spurs contemplate him for the position this summer time. Glasner deploys the same three in Conte’s again system, which means gamers like Pedro Porro, who’ve arguably been signed to his roster, might slot in seamlessly.

On prime of that, Glasner’s aspect at Eintracht have been praised for his or her ‘intense’ and ‘aggressive’ soccer by rival managers like Marco Rose. After profitable a Europa League final yr, beating Scottish giants Rangers within the closing and knocking out West Ham within the semi-finals, Glasner additionally has some trophy-winning pedigree.

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