Brighton boss Roberto De Zerbi is ‘excessive’ on Tottenham’s checklist of supervisor targets to exchange Antonio Conte, in keeping with experiences.
Which managers do Spurs need?
Since Conte parted methods with the highest 4 Premier League prospects by mutual consent, a plethora of managers have been talked about as targets to probably substitute the Italian. Maybe essentially the most notable of those are Mauricio Pochettino – the previous Spurs supervisor and a real fan favourite – alongside Luis Enrique and Julian Nagelsmann who’re additionally free brokers.
Tottenham are increasing their managerial scope if latest experiences are to go with Zinedine Zidane, in keeping with Sky Sports activities, now additionally within the body. As for present workers, Eintracht Frankfurt boss Oliver Glasner and Feyenoord head coach Arne Slot are commonly talked about as potential targets. Nearer to residence, Brentford’s Thomas Frank and even Nottingham Forest supervisor Steve Cooper are on the shortlist.
De Zerbi joins the likes of Frank and Cooper as top-flight coaches who’re attracting critical curiosity from Tottenham as dependable The Telegraph newspaper shares an replace.
The previous Sassuolo boss, who changed ex-Brighton gaffer Graham Potter to sensible impact, is reportedly ‘excessive’ on Tottenham’s shortlist of managers. Certainly, De Zerbi is outwardly an actual contender – alongside Celtic’s Enrique and Ange Postecoglou.
Ought to Spurs signal De Zerbi?
The 43-year-old needs to be nicely thought of to exchange Conte given he has performed wonders at Brighton since taking up from Potter. De Zerbi is encouraging an attacking-minded model of soccer which might enchantment to Spurs supporters after the extra pragmatic spells of Conte, Nuno Espirito Santo and Jose Mourinho.
Referred to as ‘particular‘ by Brighton midfielder Adam Lallana, the younger supervisor is an intriguing possibility, however dependable journalist Alasdair Gold lately gave Levy one thing to consider about De Zerbi.
Talking in a Q&A on soccer.london, the reporter stated De Zerbi would really be costly to rent given his £11m launch clause and that it’s really a “livewire” behind the scenes – much like Conte on this respect.
“He would even be costly with a hefty £11million launch clause in his contract. Like Conte, De Zerbi can be identified for being a little bit of a livewire behind the scenes.”
De Zerbi just isn’t with out his credentials however Levy, to keep away from a repeat of Conte’s antics at N17, can also wish to take into account that private facet of this coach.