Tottenham Hotspur’s search for a new manager has been a hot topic of discussion in recent weeks, with several high-profile names linked to the role.
However, journalist Jack Pitt-Brooke has poured cold water on rumours linking former Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel to the job.
Tuchel was sacked by Chelsea earlier this season, despite winning the Champions League in his first season at the club.
He has since been linked with a number of top jobs, including the Tottenham role, but Pitt-Brooke believes that the German is unlikely to take the job.
Speaking on The View from The Lane podcast, Pitt-Brooke explained that Tuchel is looking for a club that is set up to win things, and that he may be wary of taking on a job where he cannot immediately compete for trophies.
Pitt-Brooke said (quotes via Spurs Web) :
“I think it’s unlikely at this point to be Tuchel. He’s a name that’s come up a lot, there’s been so many whispers about him, him being positioned, or him being put forward to be the next Tottenham manager,”
“But my impression is he would like his next job to be at a club that’s set up to win things. He’s seen what’s happened to Conte, he knows you can be a brilliant manager, go into Tottenham and you can’t immediately compete for stuff.”
Tottenham are currently looking for a new manager to replace Antonio Conte at the end of season with the Italian not likely to extend his contract.
Mauricio Pochettino is the favourite to make a sensational return to the club, but there are concerns among some senior figures at Spurs about his potential appointment.
It is reported that Tottenham’s managing director of football, Fabio Paratici, is not too keen on Pochettino, and would prefer Luis Enrique, the former Barcelona manager.
However, Pochettino remains a popular choice among Tottenham fans who enjoyed the Argentine’s first stint with the club.
With the search for a new manager ongoing, Tottenham fans will be hoping for a quick resolution to the situation, and a successful appointment that can take the club forward.
However, with several high-profile managers in the frame, it remains to be seen who will be the next man in charge at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.