Tottenham: the quest for Mourinho’s replacement turns into a fiasco

According to Sportsmail, the London club have failed to convince Leicester City coach Brendan Rodgers to come next season.

After the formalization yesterday of Julian Nagelsmann from Leipzig, on the bench for Bayern Munich next season, it is a new blow that looms for Tottenham, in the quest for the successor of José Mourinho.

After this first snub in the case of the German coach, Daniel Levy, president of Spurs , set his sights on Brendan Rodgers, currently in post with Leicester City, third in the Premier League.

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Rodgers wants to stay in Leicester

According to Sportsmail, the London club has accelerated in recent days to make the Foxes coach think, without success. The Northern Irishman prefers to play in the Champions League next season and keep his influence in sports policy, a function not guaranteed at Tottenham.

This total fiasco will have to force Daniel Levy to turn to other avenues. Sportsmail evokes Erik Ten Hag at the end of his contract with Ajax Amsterdam this summer, when the Daily Mail gives the names of Roberto Martinez and Gareth Southgate, respectively Belgium and England coaches, as well as Ralf Rangnick, former Leipzig coach.

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Finally the hypothesis of an extension of the interim Ryan Mason can not be ruled out, if the 29-year-old technician manages to qualify Spurs for the next Champions League.

Five days from the end of the English Premier League, Tottenham is seventh in the Premier League, five points from fourth qualifying place for the Champions League. These difficulties show Daniel Levy that Tottenham has certainly lost its attractiveness.

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