Egypt legend Mido dreams of Tottenham Hotspur return

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The former striker is hoping to return to Spurs as manager of the side one day, though, he admitted it will not be easy

Former Egypt international Mido has spoken of his 'dream' to coach his former club Tottenham Hotspur.

The former Egypt international joined the Lilywhites in 2005, scoring 19 goals in 61 appearances before leaving in 2007.

Since his retirement from active football, the 35-year-old had managed Egyptian sides Zamalek, Ismaily and Wadi Degla.

Mido acknowledged that getting the opportunity as a non-English will be tough but said he is preparing and optimistic of securing the job in the future.

"I would love to manage Tottenham one day, that's my dream - to manage in the Premier League and to manage Tottenham,” Mido told Soccer AM Podcast.

"It's not easy because I am not English, but I am trying to make the right steps and the right education, maybe I will try to be an assistant somewhere for two or three years and then see what happens.

"I know it's not easy but my dream is to be Tottenham manager."

The former Ajax attacker left Tottenham for Middlesbrough in 2007 and made 25 appearances scoring six goals but admitted that joining the side was one of the biggest regrets in his career.

"Leaving Tottenham was one of the worst decisions I made,” he continued.

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"I had the chance to stay and I decided to go to Middlesbrough. I wished I could have stayed longer, but as a person if I didn't play for three or four games I was going crazy.

“I knew if I stayed and didn't play I would get in trouble. It was a difficult decision and if I decided now I would have stayed."

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