World Cup 2014

USMNT: Report says Tottenham Hotspur could target Jurgen Klinsmann after World Cup

What will Jurgen Klinsmann do after taking the US national team to the World Cup?

Although the USMNT boss has indicated that he'd like to extend his stay at the helm of the US team after the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, that hasn't stopped the rumors from swirling about a potential return to Europe.

So just a few weeks after being linked with a potential takeover of the Swiss national team – like the USA, Switzerland will also be at the World Cup – now there's an EPL rumor that is surfacing courtesy of the Daily Mail in England.

"Jurgen Klinsmann will be top of Tottenham's list if André Villas-Boas fails to lead the club into a top four finish," the outlet claimed over the weekend in its "Football Grapevine" column.

Klinsmann played for Tottenham, but the Daily Mail says that a potential move for the former German international would not be based on his connections, "but how he would raise the club's profile to potential overseas partners in a new stadium development or indeed buyers."

For his part, Klinsmann has recently made it clear that he's hoping for a contract extension with the U.S. Soccer Federation to continue to build on his work with the USA.

"My interest to continue that work,” Klinsmann told SI.com in October. "A lot of the stuff that we laid out and continue now to deepen is happening. Therefore, yeah, there is a big interest to continue that network.”