Before his departure from Wolverhampton Wanderers with a mutual agreement, the Portuguese led the club back to Premier League in his first season and developed the Wolves into a team that could compete in the highest level of English football.
Spurs' new director of football Fabio Paratici is leading the search for a new boss after talks with Antonio Conte, Paulo Fonseca and Gennaro Gattuso broke down, and according toSky Sports
, the Portuguese has now emerged as a strong contender as the club has entered advanced negotiations over a potential summer deal.
sacking in April,
took the charge as the Spurs’ interim manager until the end of the season.
After unsuccessful negotiations with Inter’s
, the North London club put their effort into pursuing
as Patrici found the Fiorentina manager.
However,a backlash from fans on social media forced the club to end their negotiations with the Italian.
Nuno Espirito Santo
was close with a move to
dugout, however,negotiations between Santo and Palace collapsed
over finances surrounding the deal and the degree of the manager's input into transfer dealings.