The Times have claimed that there is a belief within Tottenham that Luis Enrique could convince Harry Kane to commit his future to the club if he replaces Antonio Conte.

It was The Athletic who first reported last week that Fabio Paratici is compiling a long list of coaches to potentially replace Antonio Conte, with Enrique said to be at the top of the Italian’s wishlist.

It was explained that Paratici has been a long-time admirer of the former Barcelona coach, who has been out of work since parting ways with Spain after last year’s World Cup.

The Times subsequently reported on March 9 that Enrique would be open to taking over at the North London club if he is approached.

The same publication has now offered another update on Spurs’ pursuit of the Spaniard, explaining that he is not just Paratici’s favoured candidate but also ticks a lot of boxes for chairman Daniel Levy.

The report states that the Spurs supremo is looking for a manager with a commitment to attacking football and a record for promoting youth, and the 52-year-old fits the bill.

Additionally, the club are also said to believe that Enrique has the pedigree and personality to convince Kane to sign a new deal.

The Manchester Evening News reported earlier this month that United boss Erik ten Hag has made Kane his primary forward target for the upcoming transfer window and is intent on landing the England captain to bolster his frontline.

Luis Enrique

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While Enrique certainly plays possession-based, attacking football, which will be a welcome sight at Spurs after what we have witnessed over the last three years, I do think his appointment will be a risk. 

The 52-year-old has not managed at club level for six years and has no experience in the Premier League. We have seen that even great managers like Pep Guardiola had a steep learning curve after they arrived in England.

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