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Transfer expert Fabrizio Romano has revealed that Tottenham have scheduled a direct meeting with Ajax manager Erik ten Hag over the possibility of taking over the North London club.
Romano claimed that ten Hag, who is out of contract with the Dutch giants in the summer of 2022 (BBC) wants to leave his current job in the summer.
Tottenham have scheduled a ‘direct meeting’ with Erik ten Hag. He’s among the candidates to become the new Spurs manager – ten Hag is open to leave Ajax in the summer. Nothing decided yet. ⚪️ #THFC #Spurs
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) April 28, 2021
Spurs were reportedly also keen on RB Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann but missed out on the 33-year-old after it was confirmed that he would be succeeding Hansi Flick at Bayern Munich in the summer.
Tottenham are said to have a number of candidates on their shortlist which includes ten Hag, Ralf Rangnick, Gareth Southgate and Roberto Martinez (Telegraph).