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Crystal Palace set to appoint Nuno Espirito Santo as new manager

Tue 08 June 2021 | 22:28

Crystal Palace are closing in on the appointment of the former Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo as their new head coach.

Roy Hodgson

stepped down as Eagles boss at the end of the last season and the Premier League side have been searching for his replacement in the past weeks.

Nuno

left

Wolves

by mutual agreement after the end of last season but was eager to find a new position in the Premier League as soon as possible, seeing his name linked to several sides very quickly.

According to the reports, Nuno is now in advanced talks with Palace about a return to management and is close to being appointed as the new boss at Selhurst Park.

Nuno's stock rose among Premier League clubs for the job he did at Wolves, leading the club to the Championship title in 2018, before bringing European football to Molineux with back-to-back seventh-placed finishes.

The 47-year-old's surprise exit from Wolves has also prompted talks with

Everton

after their manager

Carlo Ancelotti

decided to leave following

Zinedine Zidane

's resignation at

Real Madrid

.

Palace, meanwhile, are thought to have been considering a number of managerial candidates including

Frank Lampard

, Swansea's

Steve Cooper

, Barnsley's

Valerian Ismael

, Brentford's

Thomas Frank

, and former Nice coach

Patrick Vieira

.


source: SportMob