Daily Mirror journalist Darren Lewis thinks that Rangers boss Steven Gerrard should be considered to take over at Tottenham Hotspur.
The north London outfit are still in search of a new permanent manager following the dismissal of Jose Mourinho, and haven’t been having much luck, with two top candidates in Julian Nagelsmann and Erik ten Hag both pursuing options elsewhere.
That means the club may have to expand their horizons a bit to find someone to take on the role, and speaking on the TalkSport GameDay Podcast, Lewis felt that if the club wanted to go for a ‘big name’ that wouldn’t cost as much as Mourinho did, then the former Liverpool man might be the way to go:
“If they really wanted a fascinating appointment, if they didn’t want to push the boat out to go for the established guys who are going to cost big money, Gerrard would be fascinating because he’s established his principles at Rangers, he’s turned things around, he’s brought them success.
“If you really wanted to intrigue people, get people watching you again, see how he copes with the bigger club, bigger players. Why not?”
TIF Thoughts on Darren Lewis’ comments about Steven Gerrard to Tottenham…
Would you like Gerrard as Spurs manager?
No, we can be doing better
Yes, he is just what we need
Whilst there is no doubting that Gerrard has done an impressive job at Rangers, and can bring that winning mentality to the club after what he has done both in management and as a player, given the size of the rebuild that Tottenham need, this might be a little bit above his skillset at this time of his career.
Perhaps if they need to go through another rebuild in a few years’ time once he has got some more experience under his belt, it might be worth looking into, assuming he hasn’t been snapped up by Liverpool at that point, but right now it just seems very premature.