Tottenham Hotspur are looking for a new manager next season after they fired Jose Mourinho mid-season. Daniel Levy appointed Ryan Mason as their interim manager for the rest of the season and the 32-year old has done a decent job until now.
However, Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is reportedly desperate to appoint Brendan Rodgers as the club’s new manager – despite the Northern Irishman being contracted to Leicester. Leicester are currently 5th in the table and their qualification for the UEFA Champions League next season hangs in the hands of other results.
Brendan Rodgers is Daniel Levy’s No.1 preference to become Tottenham manager next season
Interestingly, Tottenham play Leicester in the final match-day of the season and a victory for Spurs would mean Rodgers’ side will play Europa League next season. This result can then be beneficial for Tottenham on both fronts as Levy looks to bring Brendan Rodgers to London.
According to The Sun, Rodgers is still Levy’s first choice to replace Jose Mourinho but the Spurs chairman feared he would not be able to tempt the Northern Irishman if Leicester secured Champions League football. It was also reported that Levy will promise Rodgers a huge summer transfer kitty if he was to move to the capital.
Harry Kane’s future is up in the air with the England international wanting showdown talks this summer. And if they are to sell the striker, this would allow Rodgers even more money to build his own squad for Tottenham next season.
Daniel Levy had earlier promised to bring in an attacking coach, to keep up with their club’s DNA in a apology letter made by the Chairman to Spurs fans. But the Tottenham Chairman will have to bring about his A game if he has to lure Brendan Rodgers to Tottenham as the manager has regularly claimed of being happy at Leicester.
Rodgers has played down reports linking him with a move to Spurs.
“It’s on repeat: I’m very, very happy here and I’m happy because I’ve got a set of players that give me their heart and soul every single day, and also I can see a future here in terms of the development of the squad,” he said.
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