National boss distances himself from Spurs job

11:43 15 June 2012

Jurgen Klinsmann celebrates scoring on his last appearance for Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane

Jurgen Klinsmann celebrates scoring on his last appearance for Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane

EMPICS Sport

USA manager Jurgen Klinsmann is focused on guiding his charges to the 2014 World Cup

Tottenham legend Jurgen Klinsmann has joined Newcastle manager Alan Pardew in distancing himself from the Spurs job.

Former manager Harry Redknapp left the club on Thursday morning and the USA manager was linked with the vacant position.

However, Klinsmann is focused on guiding the United States to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

“It just isn’t a realistic proposition for Jurgen at the moment,” publicist Roland Eitel told the Daily Mail.

“He has very fond memories of his time at White Hart Lane and needs no reminding that it is a big job.

“He has the utmost respect for Tottenham.

“But the timing isn’t right.

“He has no thoughts of leaving the post he has at the moment and is totally committed to leading the United States into the next World Cup.”

Related articles

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Latest Tottenham news

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane (Martin Rickett/PA Wire)

Transfer deadline day is in the books. Here are the big winners and losers from the last day of the window.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Dimitri Payet of West Ham United  (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

West Ham’s Dimitri Payet has been voted London24’s Premier League signing of the summer in a landslide.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Arsene Wenger the Arsenal manager (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Manchester City and Manchester United topped the Premier League spending charts over the course of the transfer window.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Saido Berahino of West Bromwich Albion  (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

Saido Berahino’s West Brom future remains in limbo after his apparent strike threat, despite the club rejecting two deadline day bids from Tottenham.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Competitions

Get ready to take in the beautiful sights of London from above!

Are you always seeking unique ways to see your favourite city? This one is for you.

Read more
Shop till you drop!

Home to top name brands at great prices, TK Maxx is more like a treasure hunt than a shop. Perfect for grabbing a bargain or some hidden gems, you arm yourself with a trolley and go wild.

Read more
Scones, jam and a cup of Earl Grey anyone?

Luxury boutique hotel Flemings Mayfair has recently launched The Drawing Room, London’s most stylish location for afternoon tea.

Read more