In a surprising turn of events, Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou has emerged as the preferred candidate for the vacant managerial position at Tottenham Hotspur.
The Australian tactician has been making waves in Scottish football, leading Celtic to a string of impressive victories and a potential domestic treble.
With former Spurs midfielder Ryan Mason currently in interim charge, after taking over from Cristian Stellini, who himself was a temporary replacement for the departed Antonio Conte, Tottenham Hotspur’s managerial carousel seems to be finally slowing down.
The club’s hierarchy is now believed to be seriously considering Postecoglou for the long-term role.
Postecoglou’s managerial record at Celtic is nothing short of remarkable. Since taking charge, he has overseen an impressive 82 wins out of 112 games.
Under his guidance, Celtic has already secured the Premiership and League Cup titles this season.
The Australian manager now has his sights set on the Scottish Cup final against Inverness Caledonian Thistle, where a win would secure a historic domestic treble for the club.
The success that Postecoglou has achieved at Celtic has not gone unnoticed in the football world. He has been linked with several Premier League clubs, including Everton and Chelsea, throughout the season.
His innovative approach to the game, attacking style of play, and ability to nurture young talent have made him an attractive prospect for top-flight clubs in England.
If Postecoglou were to join Tottenham Hotspur, it would mark a significant departure from the high-profile names previously associated with the club.
With his emphasis on attacking football and nurturing young players, Postecoglou’s appointment could signal a shift in the club’s philosophy. Known for his man-management skills and ability to develop players, he could be the ideal candidate to rebuild and rejuvenate the Tottenham squad.
While Postecoglou’s lack of experience in the Premier League may raise some concerns, his success at Celtic and his previous achievements, including guiding the Australian national team to their first Asian Cup triumph in 2015, provide evidence of his ability to handle high-pressure situations.