Real Madrid has reportedly launched a "total assault" to Mauricio Pochettino as Zinedine Zidane's successor to commit while Germany boss Joachim Low was also contacted.
According to Jack Pitt-Brooke and Miguel Delaney of The Independent Tottenham Hotspur manager Pochettino is the first choice of Real President Florentino Perez, who to be the new boss of Los Blancos, and he " will not consider other options.
However, Jose Felix Diaz of Marca also made inquiries as to whether Low would be willing to leave Germany's role four years before the end of the contract.
Contrary to some reports, Pochettino has no clause in his new Tottenham deal that would allow him to go to Real, but ] Chairman Daniel Levy would be the Argentine allow Diaz to speak with Los Blancos, he added
Pochettino, 46, signed a new contract with Spurs until 2023, so Real would have to pay a big premium if they want to appoint him.
Per SpursinBarcelona (via MailOnlines Jaime Wright) When asked about Real's vacant position on Friday, Pochettino said: " I'm very happy about Tottenham
However, he added, by AS (via Wright): " I live in the present, there is nothing more important than I enjoy what happens and what will be Jorge Griffa once told me that I have to take football so that I do not want to change my destiny. "
The former Espanyol and Southampton boss has done an outstanding job since taking office in 2014, leading him to three consecutive top-three Premier League appearances although he still could not win silver cutlery.
It would be a big step forward to win at Real Madrid, not least because they have won the last three UEFA Champions League tournaments under Zidane
The surprising departure of the Frenchman from Real on Thursday after two-and-a-half A year in the job has led to widespread speculation about who will take over responsibility in the next term at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Pochettino seems to be the front runner, but Spurs does not want to part with it, while Low could theoretically be available after the FIFA World Cup in summer.  He has been responsible for Germany since 2006 and led them to World Cup glory four years ago.
Should his team triumph again in Russia, Low Zidane could emulate at a high level
He has the pedigree due to the impressive work he has done with the team but it would be a great challenge for the 58-year-old to return to club management after 14 years of international setup.