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Klinsmann reveals chat with Spurs chairman Levy; declares interest in manager's job

Tottenham cult hero Jurgen Klinsmann has confirmed a private chat with Daniel Levy about taking over as manager.

Spurs are currently searching for a new boss, with Jose Mourinho yet to be officially replaced.

Klinsmann told BBC Sport: "Well I called him [Levy] when he let Mourinho go, and said Daniel 'What's the case now?'

"He said 'listen, I've got so much to do right now, got to sort things out at the club, let's talk later on'.

"Then I saw all the different names walking in, talking, walking out. And the same still today.

"Spurs is in my heart, absolutely would I consider that but if he doesn't want to you cannot force him."

Asked if he'd be interested, Klinsmann replied: "Absolutely."

He continued: "It's been a rollercoaster for Spurs this year. At the beginning they were at the top and we all started to dream.

"Thankfully at the end we got into the Europa Conference League so at least there's some kind of credit to the season that you play European football next season.

"In general, it's been a tough ride. My personal hope is that things will stabilise.

"Spurs fans want to see entertainment. They would rather lose 4-3 than win 1-0, that's up to Arsenal. We'd rather score goals!

"Definitely you'd entertain it, no doubt. He [Daniel Levy] has my number, he can call me anytime. Spurs is something that you'd always consider.

"I'm always in touch and doing stuff with Spurs is always something special. I had the best time of my life there during my two spells.

"In the football world, things happen so fast. I never thought I'd coach Germany or the United States so you have to have an open mind. You have to always think about new challenges, so why not Spurs?"

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