Feyenoord manager Arne Slot dismiss taking Tottenham Hotspur task

Feyenoord coach Arne Slot before the match on March 9, 2023

Feyenoord manager Arne Slot regulations himself out of the competing the Tottenham Hotspur task in the most up to date impact to the Lilywhites’ look for a brand-new head train.

Feyenoord head train Arne Slot has actually ruled himself out of opinion for the Tottenham Hotspur openings in the most up to date impact to the Lilywhites’ supervisory search.

On the rear of leading the Rotterdam club to their very first Eredivisie title in 6 years, the 44-year-old had actually evidently become the frontrunner to take control of in North London from following period.

Slot – that additionally got to the 2021-22 Europa Conference League last with Feyenoord – was thought to be crazy about taking the Tottenham task, and also his representative Rafaela Pimenta talked to the Dutch champs over his future today.

Tottenham had actually not gone into main talks with Slot, however they were recognized to have actually been intending an official method for the Dutchman, that stays acquired to Feyenoord up until 2025.

Spurs would certainly have as a result been anticipated to pay around ₤ 6m in settlement to the Eredivisie owners, however Slot disclosed on Thursday early morning that he would certainly be remaining in Rotterdam, requiring Tottenham to look in other places in their quest of a brand-new head train.

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The 44-year-old validated that his representative had actually held current talks with Feyenoord, however those conversations were to discover an arrangement over an agreement expansion as opposed to a possible departure.

“I have been hearing a lot of rumours going around about other clubs’ interest in me. Although I am thankful, my wish is to stay at Feyenoord and continue working on what we created last year,” Slot informed press reporters.

“There is not – and there has not been – transfer conversation and yesterday’s meeting was exclusively for an extension. All talks with the club have always been only in that sense. Looking forward to next season with Feyenoord.”

Slot’s admission is the most up to date in a lengthy line of obstacles for Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy, whose side have actually lacked a long-term head train because Antonio Conte‘s bitter departure at the end of March.

Conte’s previous right-hand male Cristian Stellini lasted simply 29 days in the hotseat prior to being sacked, and also the Lilywhites are seeing out the period with Ryan Mason at the helm.

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Mason has actually disclosed that he would certainly be open to remaining on completely, however having actually managed simply one win from his 5 games accountable throughout his 2nd spell, the 31-year-old is not thought to be a significant prospect for the task.

Before transforming their interest to Slot, Spurs were commonly anticipated to employ previous Bayern Munich head train Julian Nagelsmann, however it has actually because been reported that the German is not in the competing the task either.

Mauricio Pochettino, that was sacked by Tottenham in 2019, was additionally quickly related to a go back to North London, however the Argentine is readied to take control of at Chelsea this summer season.

With Slot no more eligible, previous Spain and also Barcelona head train Luis Enrique might leap to the top of Levy’s shortlist, while Brighton & & Hove Albion’s Roberto De Zerbi and also Fulham’s Marco Silva are additionally believed to have admirers in North London.

Tottenham rest 8th in the Premier League table in advance of Sunday’s final-day conference with Leeds United, where Mason’s guys should much better Aston Villa’s result versus Brighton & & Hove Albion to get approved for the 2023-24 Europa Conference League.

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