Jurgen Klinsmann has declared his interest in becoming Tottenham’s new manager and has revealed that he has already spoken to Spurs chairman Daniel Levy.
Tottenham are still searching for the permanent replacement for Jose Mourinho, who was sacked in April.
Brendan Rodgers, Julian Nagelsmann and Antonio Conte, who is out of work after winning the Serie A title with Inter, have all turned down an approach from Spurs.
Former Roma manager Paulo Fonseca appeared to be on course to take the job before talks broke down on Thursday, while negotiations with Gennaro Gattuso have also been ended.
Klinsmann’s last post was with Hertha Berlin but his time with the German club ended in February 2020 after just 10 weeks in the role.
But the former Spurs striker insists he would be keen a return to north London.
‘I called him after he let Mourinho go saying, ‘Daniel what’s the case now?’,’ Klinsmann told BBC Sport.
‘He [Levy] said to me, ‘listen, I have so much to do right now, sort things out at the club, let’s talk a little later on’.
‘Then I saw all the different names, and talking, and walking out. And it’s still the same today.
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‘Spurs are in my heart, absolutely. I would consider that… but if he [Levy] doesn’t want to I cannot force him.’
Asked if he is interested, Klinsmann replied: ‘Absolutely.’
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