Postecoglou agrees to go away Celtic for Spurs: Stories


Australian Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou has agreed to develop into Tottenham’s new supervisor on a two-year contract, in accordance with studies.

The 57-year-old instructed Celtic principal shareholder Dermot Desmond on Saturday night time of his resolution to go away the Glasgow membership and has now agreed a deal in precept with Spurs, with the choice to increase.

Former Socceroos head coach Postecoglou admitted on Saturday, after Celtic’s Scottish FA Cup ultimate win over Inverness had secured them the home treble, that his celebrations would quickly be disrupted.

Neither membership have commented however studies declare an announcement will probably be made when the finer particulars of the contract have been finalised.

Tottenham have been looking for a everlasting new supervisor since sacking Antonio Conte in March, with first Cristian Stellini after which Ryan Mason positioned in short-term cost.

When repeatedly pressed on his future after Celtic’s 3-1 Hampden win over Inverness on Saturday, Postecoglou stated: “I anticipate having fun with this second for the subsequent 24-48 hours, so long as I can, earlier than somebody drags me away and takes my consideration away from having fun with one thing that’s been hard-earned.

Postecoglou has received 5 home trophies out of a potential six after arriving from Yokohama F Marinos in 2021 and was linked with quite a few Premier League golf equipment all through this season.

His solely expertise in Europe earlier than becoming a member of Celtic in 2021 had been a spell answerable for Greek decrease league aspect Panachaiki in 2008.

The Greek-born coach has received the A-League title with South Melbourne and Brisbane Roar, Japan’s high flight with Yokohama and led Australia to victory on the 2015 Asian Cup.

Postecoglou turned a hero with the Celtic help, not only for resuming their success after a barren season, but in addition for implementing an attacking fashion of play and his reference to the followers.

However he seems to be set to swap Glasgow for one more rebuild job as Spurs lastly look to nominate Conte’s everlasting successor after the Italian’s departure on March 26. He could be Spurs’ fourth everlasting supervisor since sacking Mauricio Pochettino in 2019.

Postecoglou is because of go on a household vacation on Tuesday and a deal may very well be finalised shortly.

Tottenham did not qualify for European soccer subsequent season for the primary time since 2009-10 after an eighth-placed end within the Premier League.

Assistant supervisor John Kennedy can be excessive up the record however studies declare Postecoglou hopes to take the previous Celtic defender to Tottenham.

– AAP