Daniel Levy's Shoes?..
As the summer edges closer, so the speculation increases as to who will take over at White Hart Lane.
This morning we read that Dortmond manager Jurgen Klopp is the latest name linked and he is sure to have plenty of supporters, should he become a serious candidate. He has done a fantastic job trying to take on and occasionally succeeding in the fight against German giants of Bayern, and when you consider he speaks perfect English and also is a great character, as well as manager, you have to feel a bit excited. Would he feel he is sensible to test himself away from Germany, after a season once again dominated by Munich?
Suggestion that Carlo Ancelotti could be a target should he lose his position at Real Madrid, is also very interesting. Similarly another Chelsea man in Rafa Benitez, has also been talked about returning to his beloved England, after a successful season in Italy.
Add to Louis van Gaal, who seems to be touting himself for any and every big job at the moment, Frank DeBoar and Mauricio Pochettino, we have a short list that might be considered part fantasy, but however much you might like or dislike Tim Sherwood, you can feel all these would be upgrades and also names to excite and inspire, not only Spurs fans, but also the footballing nation.
At this time, when speculation is just that, it is interesting to see who is the fans pick to take on the role and why? Do we need the steel and experience of a Van Gaal, or does the long term charm of a younger man excite you. I don`t think too many people would be upset to see either Rafa or Carlo return to the Prem, but would they be the men take the club forward?
Plain and simple, if you were in Daniel Levy`s shoes and had your pick of these or any other manager who might be in contention, who would you opt for and why?…
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