boss Ange Postecoglou has emerged as the new frontrunner to take charge of Tottenham after the Premier League club failed in their pursuit of top target Arne Slot.
that Slot had been identified as Spurs' first choice to replace Antonio Conte this summer, only for the Feyenoord boss less than two weeks on from their Dutch title triumph.
After the north London club attempted to negotiate a compensation package to prise him away from Feyenoord on Wednesday night, Slot announced the following morning: 'I have been hearing a lot of rumours going around about other clubs' interest in me.
Although I am thankful, my wish is to stay at Feynoord and continue working on what we created last year.'
In light of his withdrawal, Tottenham must turn their attention elsewhere as chairman Daniel Levy continues his search for their next manager, and claim they are 'strongly considering' a move for pasti slotqq Postecoglou.
Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou has emerged as a new frontrunner to take charge of Tottenham
Spurs' top target Arne Slot officially withdrew himself from the running on Thursday morning
It means chairman Daniel Levy (right) must now scramble to find a new managerial target
While Slot was Levy's preferred candidate, it is believed Spurs officials were still discussing their shortlist of top targets before the Dutchman ruled himself out of contention.
And one of those names on the list was Postecoglou, 57, who has spent the last two years in charge of Celtic.
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