The Mail claim Feyenoord are planning to offer manager Arne Slot a deal worth £2.5million a year – or £48,000 a week – in order to keep their highly-rated boss in the dugout amid reports Leeds and Tottenham want to hire him.

Slot, 44, rejected Leeds in February after the sacking of Jesse Marsch but if the club do survive – then it is likely that Leeds return with a move for the Dutchman. That is according to The Athletic, with Spurs and Palace also keen.

His stock has obviously just risen. For the first time in his entire career – as a player or manager – he has won the Eredivisie. That is despite spending his entire playing, and managerial career in his home country. Long awaited.

But having done so, it is expected he will move to England. Ex-Barcelona man Ibrahim Afellay said this week that he would be a “big boy” to refuse a club like Tottenham. Feyenoord are doing everything they can to keep him in place.

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Indeed, they are willing to hand Slot a massive pay rise to £48,000 a week in order to tempt him to stay. The hope being that his affinity with the club, and Champions League football – could be enough to see Slot remain in his role.

Feyenoord offer Arne Slot new deal amid Leeds and Tottenham reports

It is a big move from Feyenoord. Given their finances, to splash what is a big figure to them could prove tempting for Slot. He would be on a Premier League manager’s wage – the bottom half – but in the Champions League next term.

But, it might not be enough. Slot – described as “amazing” by Michel Vorm – will know that most Premier League clubs would be willing to outbid Feyenoord. Spurs can double that figure and if Leeds stay up, more than £48,000.

Feyenoord v Go Ahead Eagles - Dutch Eredivisie
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