For a lot of clubs, it’s nice to see ex-players coming out and saying they want to be the next manager. The likes of Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard and Thierry Henry have all taken their first steps in management and will dream of managing Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal. For Tottenham, though, Mido’s comments about wanting to manage them haven’t gone down as well.
— Hotspur Related (@HotspurRelated) October 23, 2018
The Egyptian striker spent two seasons at White Hart Lane and yet the only club he featured for more times was Ajax, which says a lot about the 35-year-old’s career. In his playing days Mido was very much a journeyman and turned out for an astonishing 11 clubs, although it seems Tottenham is where he really found a home for himself and his comments about wanting to one day manage them are at least warming for the fans.
Whilst the Egyptian never really hit the heights with Spurs in his playing career, the frontman scored 19 times in 61 games for the club, he is now trying to take his steps in management and it’s not a crazy dream to want to one day take over in North London. The thought of it at the moment, though, isn’t a great for Spurs who are currently flying under Mauricio Pochettino and will be looking to win some silverware in the coming season as the Argentine continued to take them up through the gears.
You can read The Lilywhites’ responses to Mido’s comments here:
We dreamed of him scoring and being useful more than 5% of the time but here we are
— bird. (@BirdsTheWord__) 23 October 2018
Lol a man can dream
— Harry C (@HazSpur92) October 23, 2018
Of the under 18s?
— S (@SamTHFC90) October 23, 2018
— @Redskins (4-2) (@Alan_tiger) October 23, 2018
He should get himself a PlayStation then.
— FEETDON'TFAILMENOW! (@yidoyidoyido) October 23, 2018
Are you a nodding dog and a yes man? If you answered yes to these questions you may become manager of tottenham hotspur
— Philip (@shitssoko) 23 October 2018
Things that aren't happening.
— Tom (@THFC_CX) October 23, 2018
The fans are pretty convinced that Mido’s not the one to be in the dugout at the Spurs new stadium and will be keen to see Poch keep working miracles.