Date: 5th May 2021 at 3:50pm
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Alasdair Gold has been speaking on a Facebook live video to discuss the situation at Tottenham Hotspur as they look to fill their vacant permanent managerial spot. 

Spurs have been without a permanent manager for just over two weeks now following the sacking of their former manager Jose Mourinho.

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Former Spurs midfielder Ryan Mason has since taken over the role as manager on an interim basis until the end of the 2020/21 season.

One name which has been linked with replacing Mourinho on a permanent basis is that of the & Hove Albion manager, Graham Potter.

However, on the topic of the 45-year-old manager, Gold had the following to say on how Spurs may potentially view him as an option.

He said: “I know Spurs really like the style of play that [Graham] Potter has. It is very easy on the eye and you do wonder whether with a striker upfront that can bang in the goals how that would work. (34:50)

“I think there’d be some concerns over whether he could step up to handle egos and bigger players and really challenging when the pressures on, because obviously his previous jobs Östersund and obviously [Swansea] and then Brighton.  

“It’s been a much – with no disrespect intended – lower level that he’s been managing at and I do wonder whether you know, maybe his character is able to handle that bigger thing it’s a big unknown.” 

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TIF Thoughts on Gold’s comments…

Graham Potter has got Brighton playing some excellent football, but they have been let down by a lack of potency in front of goal which has inevitably left them slumped in the mix of a relegation battle this season.

With this in mind, it does make you wonder how Potter would get on at Spurs with higher quality players at his disposal.

However, it is apparent from Gold’s comments that there are concerns about Potter and whether he would be able to handle the egos of some of the players at Spurs given his little at big clubs experience.

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