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Former Wolves boss Nuno close to Tottenham’s dugout

Fri 25 June 2021 | 6:05

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 to 

Sky Sports

, the Portuguese has now emerged as a strong contender as the club has entered advanced negotiations over a potential summer deal.

Following

Jose Mourinho's

sacking in April,

Ryan Mason

took the charge as the Spurs’ interim manager until the end of the season.

After unsuccessful negotiations with Inter’s

Antonio Conte

and Roma’s

Paulo Fonseca

, the North London club put their effort into pursuing

Gennaro Gattuso

as Patrici found the Fiorentina manager.

 

Nuno Espirito Santo

was close with a move to

Crystal Palace’s

dugout, however, 

negotiations between Santo and Palace collapsed

 over finances surrounding the deal and the degree of the manager's input into transfer dealings.

 

 

 


source: Sky Sports