'It's in my blood' - Hoddle confirms he would take Tottenham job

Glenn Hoddle has made it clear he would love a return to Tottenham Hotspur as manager to replace Andre Villas-Boas.

Tottenham Hotspur have recently sacked Andre Villas-Boas and the job hunt for somebody who can do better than the Portuguese was with this thrown together group of superstars has suddenly begun.

Franco Baldini has signed plenty of big names since arriving at White Hart Lane - and it is fair to say they have not gelled.

Despite a good European season for the club they have struggled - and after the crushing defeat against Liverpool the writing was unfortunately on the wall.

Now Daniel Levy must take on the task of employing a new man at the helm - and one of the favourites is former boss Glenn Hoddle.

The former England and Southampton boss was always going to be in the Sky Sports studio today - what with two of his former teams facing off at St Marys Stadium - but he was soon asked what he felt about the job role.

After the odds were flashed on screen, Hoddle’s sitting at 4-1 behind Tim Sherwood in second place, host Ed Chamberlin asked Hoddle whether he would want the job - and Hoddle was honest in his response.


“Do I want the job? I had the job there once. Listen, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, you know I supported them when I was eight years of age and I went there at 12 left at 28 went back and managed. It’s in my blood, it’s in my bones - and if I was offered the job, yes I would want to go back.”

He went on to elaborate and insist that even if it was only on a temporary contract to help Tim Sherwood’s efforts at the club for the rest of the season he would say yes. If Spurs ask there is no doubt, Hoddle would go back in a heartbeat.

However he also confirmed there had been absolutely zero contact with the Tottenham board about a potential job opening.

But if Spurs do want him back, this was as close to a come and get me plea as you can get.

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