In the Scottish Cup final, Celtic defeated Inverness Caledonian Thistle 3-1 to win the trophy, giving the 57-year-old Australian his second consecutive domestic treble.
Since parting ways with Antonio Conte in March, Spurs have been looking for a new manager. However, they were unable to persuade Arne Slot of Feyenoord and former Bayern Munich player Julian Nagelsmann that the position was the appropriate one for them.
Slot ultimately agreed to a new deal with the Eredivisie champions, which prompted Spurs to focus on Postecoglou and the excellent work he’s done in Scotland.
Various news publications then revealed that Postecoglou had been approached and that a general understanding had been reached over personal terms. The Australian has reportedly agreed to a two-year contract to take over in north London, with the specifics of the agreement still being worked out before a formal announcement is made.
Postecoglou did hint at wanting to take on a new challenge and manage in the Premier League, despite Celtic’s best efforts to persuade him to stay on with the team and even extend him a lucrative new deal.
Prior to his two-year tenure at Celtic, Postecoglou’s only prior managerial experience in Europe was with Panachaiki of the Greek lower league, but he has had great success in both his native Australia and Japan’s top division with Yokohama F Marinos.
Harry Kane’s future at the club will also be a major immediate worry as he takes over a Tottenham team that will not be participating in Europe next season due to a poor 8th place finish in the Premier League.
Along with Manchester United and Bayern Munich, Real Madrid is also interested in signing Kane as they want to replace Karim Benzema, who is leaving the Santiago Bernabeu after 14 years and moving to Saudi Arabia.