Former Germany and United States coach Juergen Klinsmann mentioned he was within the vacant managerial place at Tottenham Hotspur and had even referred to as membership chairman Daniel Levy after he sacked Jose Mourinho.
Klinsmann, showing on the BBC as a pundit throughout Euro 2020, was requested by one other former Spurs participant, presenter Gary Lineker, if he would have an interest within the job.
“I referred to as him after he let Mourinho go and mentioned ‘hey what is the case now?’ He mentioned, ‘I’ve a lot to do proper now, to type issues out on the membership, let’s discuss a bit afterward’,” mentioned Klinsmann.
“Then I noticed all of the names strolling in and speaking and strolling out and the identical nonetheless as we speak. Spurs in my coronary heart, would I think about that? However you can’t drive him,” he mentioned.
Requested immediately by Lineker if he would have an interest within the job, Klinsmann mentioned: “Completely”.
Spurs have been linked with a sequence of managers since sacking Mourinho in April together with Portugal’s Paulo Fonseca and Nuno Espirito Santo, Italians Antonio Conte and Gennaro Gattuso, and former boss Mauricio Pochettino, the Argentine now with Paris Saint Germain.
Klinsmann, 56, was a World Cup winner as a participant with West Germany and had two spells enjoying for Tottenham within the Nineties.
His managerial profession noticed him lead Germany to the semifinals of the 2006 World Cup after which he had a season in control of his former workforce Bayern Munich earlier than taking up the USA nationwide facet.
He additionally took the Individuals into the knockout phases of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil however was sacked in 2016 and had an ill-fated ten week spell in control of Hertha Berlin.