Klinsmann under consideration for vacant Tottenham manager job

Former Tottenham Hotspur forward Jürgen Klinsmann is being considered as a potential candidate to replace Antonio Conte as the next coach of the Premier League club according to German outlet Kicker.

Despite being the current coach of South Korea, Klinsmann was in attendance over the weekend to watch Heung-Min Son in Tottenham’s 3-2 loss against Bournemouth. He was welcomed warmly at the club he had two spells at in the 1990s during half-time.

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Klinsmann, who was appointed head coach of South Korea in February, is now a surprise candidate for the vacant role alongside other contenders, including Brendan Rodgers, Vincent Kompany, Mauricio Pochettino, Graham Potter, and Julian Nagelsmann.

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Tottenham’s decision on their new coach may have an impact on the future of Harry Kane, who has a contract with the club until 2024.

During the match against Bournemouth, Arnaut Danjuma’s 88th-minute equaliser gave Tottenham hope of rescuing a point, but they conceded in the fifth minute of stoppage time to Dango Ouattara’s goal.

The result has Spurs the club in fifth place, three points behind Newcastle United, who have a game in hand.