According to talkSPORT, Tottenham Hotspur have now set their sights on appointing former Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo, with Fabio Paratici specifically favouring a move for the 47-year-old.
The Lowdown: Spurs manager quest, will it ever end?
Since Jose Mourinho’s dismissal from the job in April, Spurs have been on the quest to appoint a new manager as his eventual replacement.
Many names have entered and duly exited the fray over the last two months, with Julian Nagelsmann and Brendan Rodgers the early favourites.
Repeated Spurs manager talks have broken down in the last few weeks, with moves for Mauricio Pochettino, Antonio Conte, Paulo Fonseca and Gennaro Gattuso all failing to result in an appointment.
The Latest: Nuno on the radar…
As per talkSPORT, the club’s new managing director Paratici, who has been tasked with ending the managerial circus at Tottenham, has now set his sights on Nuno, who left Wolves a month ago.
The Portuguese guided Wolves to the Europa League quarter-finals in 2019/20 as well as helping the Molineux outfit to two seventh-placed Premier League finishes during his tenure.
Paratici is now an admirer and is eyeing an appointment for the 47-year-old in north London, but fellow Spurs chiefs aren’t in agreement, with talkSPORT claiming that those within the club prefer a renewed attempt for former club favourite Pochettino.
The Verdict: Very credible candidate…
Nuno worked wonders at Wolves during his time in the Midlands and shaped them into a very competitive team, despite an underwhelming 2020/21 campaign when they finished 13th.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is among his many admirers, with the Spaniard calling him ‘excellent’ back in 2018 (Express and Star). Also, talkSPORT pundit Simon Jordan tipped Nuno as a fantastic candidate for the role at the very beginning of Tottenham’s manager search, branding him an ‘outstanding manager’.
We believe he should, at the very least, be considered by the Tottenham hierarchy.
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