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Nuno Espirito Santo appointed Tottenham’s new manager

Wed 30 June 2021 | 20:19

Tottenham Hotspur have announced the appointment of former Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo as the club’s new manager.

Tottenham

’s search to find a long-term replacement for

Jose Mourinho

ended, after they confirmed the signing of

Nuno Espirito Santo

on a two-year deal.

The North London club have been linked with several names since sacking Jose Mourinho, including

Antonio Conte

,

Mauricio Pochettino

,

Paulo Fonseca

,

Gennaro Gattuso

, and

Julen Lopetegui

, but Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy feels the Portuguese coach is the right man for the role.

"First of all, I'd like to welcome Nuno to the club,"

said Spurs chairman Daniel Levy.

"We should like to thank our supporters for all their patience throughout this process.

"I've spoken already about the need to revert back to our core DNA of playing attacking, entertaining football and Fabio and I believe Nuno is the man who can take our talented group of players, embrace our young players coming through and build something special."

The New Spurs boss told the

club website

: "When you have a squad with quality and talent, we want to make the fans proud and enjoy,"

"It's an enormous pleasure and honor [to be here], there's joy and I'm happy and looking forward to starting work. We don't have any days to lose and we must start working immediately as pre-season starts in a few days."

The Portuguese won the 2017-18 Championship title in his first season with Wolves before leading them to seven-place spots in the next two seasons in the Premier League.


source: SportMob

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