Tottenham are in advanced talks with former Roma manager Paulo Fonseca to announce him as their new head coach.
have been on the hunt for a new man at the helm since the departure of
in April, and it seems
has finally found his man.
is understood to be the first choice of incoming sporting director
and talks have been held.
Paratici’s arrival at Spurs is set to be announced in the coming days following his departure fromJuventus
after a successful 11-year stint and he is already involved in his new club’s lengthy managerial search.
As first reported by Sky in Italy, the Portuguese is expected to sign a three-year deal but nothing has been agreed yet between the two parties.
The North London club have turned to
after their plans to appoint
as Jose Mourinho's replacement collapsed last week following a breakdown in negotiations with the Italian.
The club also courtedParis Saint-Germain
a year and a half after his sacking but were unable to get him out of his current club.
head coach is out of a job after two years at the Stadio Olimpico, where he failed to get the club back in the Champions League, delivering finishes of fifth and seventh in Serie A.
He was much more successful with Shakhtar, winning three successive doubles, while also securing silverware with Braga and Porto.
He brought Roma to the Europa League semi-finals this year after beating former sides
as well as
but eventually lost out to