Vincent Kompany has made quite an impression as the manager of Burnley since taking over last summer. With his leadership and tactical acumen, he led the Clarets to secure promotion back to the Premier League. Kompany’s side has been playing some impressive football in the Championship, scoring the most goals and conceding the fewest.
Kompany’s impact has not gone unnoticed by Tottenham, who are considering him as a potential replacement for Antonio Conte. While The Sun claimed on March 30 that Kompany had shot up to the top of Spurs’ wishlist, The Independent rubbished this, stating that the club’s interest in the Belgian had been overstated.
Despite Kompany’s lack of managerial experience, journalist Pete O’Rourke believes that the Manchester City legend would have no trouble winning over the Tottenham squad. O’Rourke suggests that Kompany’s personality and leadership skills would earn the respect of Harry Kane and other senior members of the team.
Kompany’s success as Manchester City captain and his reputation as a leader on and off the pitch are well-known. According to O’Rourke, Kane would be well aware of Kompany’s abilities, having played against him as a player. Looking from the outside, Kane would have been impressed with the job Kompany has done at Burnley.
If Kompany does become Tottenham’s next manager, he will have a lot to prove. Tottenham has not won a major trophy since the League Cup in 2008 and has struggled in recent seasons. With the club’s fans demanding success, Kompany will need to bring his A-game to turn things around.
Nevertheless, the prospect of Kompany taking over at Tottenham is an intriguing one. His success at Burnley has shown that he has what it takes to manage a team and win games. If he can transfer that success to Tottenham, he could become a legendary figure at the North London club.