Tottenham Hotspur have identified Burnley manager Vincent Kompany as their top target as they continue their search for a new boss, reports The Sun.
Spurs sacked Antonio Conte last month after the Italian fell out with the club’s hierarchy and players. His assistant Cristian Stellini is currently serving as the interim manager.
Several names have been linked with the managerial job at Spurs, with Kompany the latest.
The ex-Manchester City player passed his coaching badges in 2020 but has shown excellent progress in a short period of time.
After a reasonably successful stint at Anderlecht, the ex-Belgian defender moved to Burnley last summer.
He has led them to promotion to the Premier League in his first season, with the team on course to break through the 100-point barrier for the campaign.
Burnley are have topped the scoring charts this season with 78 goals, while their tally of 30 goals conceded is the lowest in the Championship.
Spurs chairman Daniel Levy has been tracking Kompany’s progress, and he believes the Belgian is the ideal man to revitalise the Lilywhites.
However, former Premier League player and talkSPORT pundit Gabby Agbonlahor has advised Kompany against taking up the job with the Spurs and encouraged him to continue at Turf Moor.
Agbonlahor also took a dig at the current state of the north Londoners, stating that Kompany could receive even better offers from the Premier League.
Brendan Rodgers, Julian Nagelsmann, Luis Enrique and Mauricio Pochettino are all in the running for the managerial role at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
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