Tottenham's Parker planning for management future

Tottenham midfielder Scott Parker admits he wants to manage when he hangs up his boots. Parker is confident he can be a success in the job.

Tottenham midfielder Scott Parker admits he wants to manage when he hangs up his boots.

Parker is confident he can be a success in the job.

“It’s what I think I’d be good at," Parker told the Sunday Telegraph. "There’s a tactical side to it and that’s relevant but if you can manage players and how they are and how they feel – I think that’s how you get the best out of them and that’s why I want to go into management.

“I’ve seen managers who are brilliant on the training pitch, with their tactics but are not so good at dealing with players and understanding their needs. I think my experience with different managers helps and I have a good understanding of what I feel you need to do to become a very good manager and build the best team.”

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