A report claims there are 4 candidates left within the run to succeed Jose Mourinho in Premier League side Spurs.
Ryan Mason took over from Mourinho quickly in late April after the Portuguese was dismissed for a lot of poor performances.
Tottenham, who lost 2-1 to Aston Villa on Wednesday, have been linked with a lot of managers as chairman Daniel Levy took his time to appoint a new coach.
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Folks like Brendan Rodgers, Nuno Espirito Santo and Julian Nagelsmann have all been linked with the latter agreeing to take over as Bayern Munich manager.
And now Jack Pitt-Brooke in The Athletics claims that there are actually ‘4 candidates within the pipeline’ for the post in north London, naming Erik ten Hag, Ralf Rangnick, Roberto Martinez and Graham Potter because the contestants.
Pitt-Brooke admits that ‘different candidates could emerge’ however highlights within the report that these are the 4 most certainly to be tasked with ‘making an attempt to reverse a sluggish slide’.
Ajax boss Ten Hag is described as a ‘main competitor’ – regardless of just lately renewing his Dutch contract – and ‘would seemingly give Tottenham a return to the aggressive fashion of play they aspire to ‘.
The report means that former RB Leipzig Rangnick could also be ‘a greater man for a long-term cultural reset somewhat than a player-based dressing room’.
Pitt-Brooke believes Belgian head coach Martinez ‘could possibly be a safer bet than the opposite names on the roster’ however Levy is conscious that the appointment might upset followers.
Lastly, the head of Brighton Potter is known to be the ‘outsider’ of the 4 candidates who could cost him an absence of ‘elite-level’ expertise.
In the meantime, one other cloud presently hanging over Spurs is the future of star striker Harry Kane, with reviews earlier within the week claiming that the England international has requested to leave the membership.
It’s understood Tottenham have been sad with the timing of the leak from Kane’s camp, however Ryan Mason said Wednesday evening that it is just a part of football.
“It is just the fact of football,” Mason said. “Everyone knows that. There’s all the time hypothesis and all the time remark. That is regular.
“As players and coaches, we won’t be affected by issues we learn or see as a result of it is occurring all of the time.
“We’re professionals, we’ve been paid to work, we’re paid to be ready for football matches. That is what we will do. That is what we do.
“No, my focus has not shifted. I am dedicated. I really feel we helped the team, helped the group. It is a part of football. I skilled it as a player. ”