Is this the best signing Tottenham could make this season?

David Ginola

Former Tottenham star David Ginola has effectively issued a come and get me plea to the club.

Former Tottenham Hotspur star David Ginola wants to return to his old club and release his pearls of wisdom on the younger members of the first team.

The Express has confirmed that the Frenchman will complete his UEFA A coaching licence this summer and he’s already looking for a job back at his old club.

“I would love to help out. It would be a great job to make my first steps into the business. It would be great to see how I worked with the players and whether I could add something positive to the team - especially Spurs,” he said.

Ginola has plenty of experience he could draw on having made 100 appearances for the club between 1997 and 200 as well as winning 17 caps with the French senior side.

He’d also be well placed to offer guidance and advice to younger players across the Tottenham setup in how to carry themselves away from the pitch.

Ginola enjoyed a large profile during his time in North London, he experienced the perils of the press and that puts him in a good position to ensure that younger players prepare themselves well and conduct themselves professionally.

“Obviously I would have some ideas and some good stuff. I would love to be involved with the club and bring on some new ideas about the way Tottenham should play,” added the Frenchman.

His comments suggest that if Tottenham wanted to snap him up as a coach ahead of the summer today then it could be a very easy coaching signing for the club to make.

The decision lays with head coach Tim Sherwood because he will have his own ideas and methods over the ultimate way that he wants Tottenham to play football.

He’s not been in the top job for too long and one of the concerns he may have about bringing Ginola in is if his ideas are drastically different to his own. That would create friction which would be counter productive for the club.

Tottenham have the chance to bring in a very clever, intelligent and fresh attacking mindset in Ginola but it’s not a decision they should make hastily because there are potential problems.

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