Journalist suggests 59-year-old may be waiting to see if Spurs call about job

Journalist Tijmen van Wissing has said that Peter Bosz might be waiting for a big club like Tottenham to come calling, which is why he has not accepted the FC Twente job.

It has been reported over recent weeks that after the failed Antonio Conte and Jose Mourinho experiments over recent years, Tottenham are now on the lookout for a manager who plays attacking football and one who wants to build a long-term project at the club (beIN SPORTS).

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That is perhaps why recent reports have indicated that the likes of Julian Nagelsmann, Vincent Kompany and Arne Slot are thought to head the North London club’s wishlist (Daily Star).

Another coach who might fit that description is Bosz, who despite failing to hit the expected heights at Borrusia Dortmund and Lyon, retains a solid reputation, with his teams known to play attractive, possession-based football.

Van Wissing has now suggested that the 59-year-old is not in a hurry to accept the FC Twente job as he might be waiting for clubs such as Spurs to make a move.

The journalist told Twente Insite: “On Friday I also said a bit: what if Tottenham come?

“And I saw Heitinga after the match against the Eagles. I can’t imagine that Ajax will not end up with Bosz.

“Today I received a signal from FC Twente that they tired of having to sit in the waiting room and that they will continue to switch.

“They put Bosz first and Bosz has indicated that he is open to a conversation. If you are open to a conversation, then you are at least interested.

“Then as Bosz you can put FC Twente in the waiting room because there are better options. come, but at FC Twente they think they should move on.

“I think it’s in the sporting challenge. The football he plays is a feast for the eyes. I think it’s a shame and would embrace it if he goes to FC Twente.

“But FC Twente also has to switch through. It is not the case that Bosz turns his nose up at FC Twente and that FC Twente has not been decisive enough.”

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Playing attacking football is would not be the only consideration for Spurs as the club would also want a big name, who can convince the likes of Kane of their ambition, which is why the likes of Bosz are not likely to be on their list. 

It is increasingly starting to seem like Mauricio Pochettino might be the best man for the job if Julian Nagelsmann proves out of Tottenham’s reach.

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