Bayern Munich have parted company with Julian Nagelsmann, which should be good news for Tottenham Hotspur.
The north London club are expected to be on the lookout for a new manager.
Spurs boss Antonio Conte is on the verge of being sacked after his rant last weekend.
Ryan Mason could take over on an interim basis until the end of the season, but Nagelsmann’s availability could change plenty of things.
The 35-year-old was among the names shortlisted to replace Jose Mourinho in 2021.
Nagelsmann was also on Tottenham’s radar in 2019 as a potential candidate to replace Mauricio Pochettino.
Unfortunately, he opted to join Bayern instead and Spurs have had little joy on the managerial front since then.
They have a chance to finally land their man, and his sacking by the Bundesliga club will have put Daniel Levy on alert.
The Tottenham chairman had Thomas Tuchel on his radar as a potential replacement for Conte.
However, the German has been announced as Nagelsmann’s successor at the Allianz Arena.
He may have been theirs if they had acted earlier, and they have to move swiftly if they want Nagelsmann.
The former RB Leipzig manager will not be out of work for long given his reputation.
He won the Bundesliga last term and also helped Bayern land two German Super Cups.
It appears Sunday’s 2-1 loss to Bayer Leverkusen, which saw Borussia Dortmund leapfrog the Bavarians into the top spot ahead of the season run-in, was the final straw.
Bayern trail Dortmund by a point with nine games remaining, but they held a 10-point lead over them at the beginning of the year.
Spurs are eyeing a top-four finish and will look to win their first trophy since 2008 next term.
Nagelsmann could be the man to end their barren run, but they need to move quickly if they want him.
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