Lord Sugar: I wouldn't employ Van Gaal at Tottenham, names Wenger as dream boss

Lord Sugar

Former Tottenham Hotspur chairman names Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger as his dream manager.

Louis Van Gaal takes on Tottenham Hotspur for the first time with Manchester United, after claiming to have snubbed an offer to become their manager.

The Dutchman was strongly linked with the club prior to David Moyes' dismissal as Red Devils boss in April, with Spurs appointing Mauricio Pochettino instead.

Former Spurs chairman Lord Sugar was asked on Twitter last night if he would have wanted Van Gaal at Spurs, and was clear in his response.

The businessman has been on record before admiring Arsene Wenger's longevity at Tottenham's rivals Arsenal, although as he realises, seeing him at Spurs would be not even a pipe dream.

He did not elaborate on his view on Van Gaal, but it's easy to see the two strong personalities clashing if working together.

Spurs are only five points behind United at present, which they can cut to two with a win. Sugar however is about as negative as it gets when it comes to the club's Champions League qualification hopes.

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