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Tottenham’s pursuit of Bundesliga winning managers hits a roadblock

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Daniel Levy did not consider Nagelsmann despite the latter's desire for the Tottenham job.

Tottenham Hotspur’s pursuit of Julien Nagelsmann has hit a roadblock

According to The Telegraph, Tottenham’s pursuit of Julian Nagelsmann as their next manager has hit a stumbling block, and the club’s fans are left wondering who will take the reins at their club.

With the club’s sporting director role currently vacant, Nagelsmann has sought assurances from Tottenham over the club’s transfer strategy and who will take on the crucial role of sporting director.

Tottenham’s former sporting director, Fabio Paratici, stepped down from the role after being handed a 30-month ban on footballing activities imposed by the Italian football federation and extended globally by FIFA.

The club’s wage budget could also be a potential problem, with Nagelsmann reportedly expecting to spend big on “high earners.” With Tottenham’s finances already stretched thin, the possibility of securing the players that the German wants could be an issue.

Despite being the frontrunner for the job, Nagelsmann’s reluctance to take on the role could force Tottenham to look elsewhere. Arne Slot has emerged as a serious contender for the job, with the Dutch manager making waves in the Eredivisie this season.

Feyenoord is currently eight points clear at the top of the table and on the verge of winning the league title for the first time since 2017, and Slot’s performance has caught the attention of Tottenham’s management.

Tottenham Hotspur's pursuit of Julien Nagelsmann has hit a roadblock.
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The pressure is mounting on Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy to make the right managerial appointment, as he cannot afford to make another mistake. The last few appointments have been shambolic.

The appointment of a new manager is just one part of the puzzle, as Tottenham’s transfer strategy also needs to be addressed. The club has struggled to sign top-quality players in recent seasons.

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Let’s see who Tottenham go for as their new manager. It is a huge decision to make, only time will tell how this goes.

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