Tottenham on verge of appointing Nuno Espirito Santo as new manager

Tottenham are set to nominate Nuno Espirito Santo as their new manager after closing the interview course of on discovering their new appointment.

Spurs have continued talks with the Portuguese coach this week and there’s an settlement in precept for him to succeed Jose Mourinho following his departure in April.

Chairman Daniel Levy and newly-appointed Fabio Paratici stepped up efforts to land Nuno, 47, instantly relatively than await the tip of the European Championship when different coaches could also be accessible. Roberto Martinez and Roberto Mancini are different coaches admired on the membership however they’re nonetheless within the event as pre-season looms.

Spurs haven’t discovered discovering a everlasting successor to Mourinho simple. Ryan Mason took cost of the ultimate video games of the season earlier than the membership checked out a return for Mauricio Pochettino or Antonio Conte coming again to England, each with out success.

Erik Ten Hag dedicated his future to Ajax with a new contract, then discussions superior with Paulo Fonseca following his departure from AS Roma, solely to break down on the final stage. Gennaro Gattuso was then within the body earlier than Spurs began their course of once more.

Nuno was additionally thought of at Crystal Palace and Everton this summer season following his departure at Molineux after 4 years on the membership the place he took them into the Premier League and took them into Europe.

Earlier this week he was linked with Fenerbahce in Turkey however talks continued with Spurs over staying within the Premier League.

Paratici has checked out coaches from Italy and Portugal since his arrival and whereas Nuno has been based mostly in England, he might work within the membership’s continental structure.

The staff he constructed at Wolves has comparable attributes to Spurs’ squad – he performed with a No 9 in Raul Jimenez and will probably be searching for Harry Kane to remain on the membership. Wolves additionally utilised tempo out large with Adama Traore, whereas Spurs have Son Heung-min in that division.

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