Jurgen Klinsmann says he would undoubtedly “entertain” a name from Daniel Levy if he have been to offer him a Spurs job.
Ryan Mason took up the place quickly last month after Levy and the Tottenham board determined Jose Mourinho’s time was up.
Since then they’ve been related to many names, together with Erik Ten Hag, Roberto Martinez, Graham Potter and Ralf Rangnick, that are in all probability the last 4 candidates.
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Klinsmann, who has managed the German and US national teams, is a Spurs icon after scoring 38 goals in 68 appearances over two spells at White Hart Lane.
In his last job at Hertha Berlin Klinsmann lasted solely ten weeks earlier than stepping down – however has now thrown his hat within the ring for Spurs.
Klinsmann said Sky Sports activities: “You’d undoubtedly entertain it, little doubt. He [Daniel Levy] there’s my quantity, he can name me anytime. Spurs is one thing you at all times contemplate.
“I am at all times in contact and doing issues with Spurs is at all times one thing particular. I had the best time of my life there throughout my two durations.
“In football, issues are occurring so fast. I by no means thought I used to be coaching Germany or the US so you could have an open thoughts. You at all times have to think about new challenges, so what about Spurs? ”
Reflecting on Tottenham’s season, Klinsmann added: “It has been a rollercoaster for Spurs this year. At first they have been on the top and all of us began dreaming.
“Fortunately we lastly reached the Europa Conference League so at the very least there may be some form of credit score to the season through which you play European football subsequent season.
“Total, it has been a troublesome journey. My private hope is that issues will stabilize.
“Spurs followers need to see leisure. They’d quite lose 4-3 than win 1-0, that’s as much as Arsenal. We want to score goals! ”
On the future of Harry Kane, Klinsmann continued: “I really feel sympathy for each side, particularly Harry, who has been the membership’s flag for thus many years. He has carried out a lot for them.
“The market is out there for him. Teams would seize it proper away and in all probability put some huge cash down.
“I personally hope he stays at Spurs however I additionally perceive it. I used to be in that state of affairs in 1995. I needed silverware badly and it labored out that approach. I went to Bayern Munch and gained the UEFA Cup and the German championship.
“If Harry leaves then you’ve got a problem as a result of possibly [Heung-Min] Son says: ‘Hold on, I’d as well move on then’.
“A very powerful route now could be [for Spurs] to take a seat down with Harry, focus on the state of affairs and determine out how he can continue his career with Spurs, how the roster will search for subsequent season to make the squad even stronger.
“The standard is there. It wants a little bit of restore however the key determine in all of that is undoubtedly Harry Kane. It’s a must to do every thing doable to maintain it. ”