Frank de Boer rules himself out of running for Tottenham job

The Dutch boss has reportedly stated that he expects to still be at Ajax next season and that he has no intention to leave.

If the managerial rumour mill is to be believed, Tottenham are ready to part company with Tim Sherwood this summer and want a more experienced boss to lead the side forward next season.

Frank de Boer recently admitted that Spurs had been in touch with Ajax over the White Hart Lane hotseat, with the retired Dutch defender widely expected to hold negotiations with the North London club this summer.

However, it appears that Spurs have been handed a setback in their pursuit of De Boer, with the Ajax boss claiming that he will remain in Amsterdam.

”I have no intention to leave. I’m happy to work another year at Ajax,” De Boer told reporters, quoted in Voetbal International.

"Again, I do not mind talking to an interesting club. That includes Spurs. But there is no interest. I expect to lead the first session (at Ajax) on 23 June.”

This news will come as a frustration to Daniel Levy, who has reportedly made the four-time Eredivisie winning manager his number one choice to replace Sherwood.

Other names linked with the Tottenham job have included Mauricio Pochettino and Glenn Hoddle.

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