Former Spurs manager urges Daniel Levy to hire Roberto De Zerbi

Tottenham icon Tim Sherwood has urged Spurs to appoint Roberto De Zerbi as their next manager after working miracles at Brighton & Hove Albion.

Tottenham Hotspur are still hunting for a capable successor to Antonio Conte.

The 53-year-old Italian manager was fired lately, and Cristian Stellini has been named interim manager of the first squad.

Tottenham continues to underperform despite the management change, and Champions League qualification is undoubtedly at stake now.

Missing out on a top-four finish would be a financial disaster for Tottenham, and the club would struggle to attract elite players.

Tim Sherwood, a former Tottenham manager, has now proposed that Spurs consider hiring Brighton & Hove Albion manager Roberto De Zerbi.

Since taking over for Graham Potter, the 43-year-old has done an outstanding job at Brighton, and the club is currently vying for European qualification. Apart from their league success, Brighton have astonished everyone with their high-intensity offensive game.

Roberto De Zerbi – The perfect fit for Tottenham

Sherwood believes De Zerbi may be a good acquisition for clubs like Chelsea and Tottenham, both of whom are on the lookout or a new manager.

The 54-year-old said: “I would have locked the gates at the Bridge there and not let him (De Zerbi) leave until he has agreed to join Chelsea as manager next season.

The former England international further added: “Tottenham are looking for a manager. They could do a lot worse than go for this man. He is the real deal. He plays with high energy. He keeps the ball. He controls it, like Potter’s Brighton did, but he penetrates all the time.”

“He shines them all in the correct light and it’s an incredible job he is doing. Certainly, my second favourite team in the Premier League.”

Tottenham have also been associated with managers such as Julian Nagelsmann and Mauricio Pochettino. It will be intriguing to see if they are willing to make a late-season move for the Italian.

The prospect to join a club like Tottenham Hotspur could be appealing to De Zerbi.

The Italian has already proven his worth in the Premier League with Brighton, and he may be willing to advance in his career.

Thus, a move to Tottenham will be a good promotion for the current Brighton manager.

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