Tottenham have now set their sights on appointing Nuno Espirito Santo as their subsequent supervisor, talkSPORT understands.
Spurs sources declare the membership’s new sporting director, Fabio Paratici, favours a transfer for the previous Wolves bossas their seek for a brand new everlasting head coach continues.
Nevertheless, it’s believed different main figures inside the membership are nonetheless eager on tempting Mauricio Pochettino again from Paris Saint-Germain, 18 months after giving the Argentine the sack.
Paratici was main the talks with ex-Roma supervisor Paulo Fonseca, which had been at a sophisticated stage earlier than the plug was pulled and the deal collapsed on the 11th hour.
Spurs then made an method for Italian legend Gennaro Gattuso earlier than placing the breaks on that transfer only a day later following a backlash from followers.
Belgium supervisor Roberto Martinez has since been put in because the favorite for the function, with former goal Erik Ten Hag nonetheless reportedly within the working regardless of signing a contract extension with Ajax solely in Could.
Membership legend Jurgen Klinsmann has even put his personal identify within the hat, with the White Hart Lane icon saying he would ‘completely’ love the job, if chairman Daniel Levy provided it to him.
However it’s understood Paratici is now eager to nominate Nuno as the following Tottenham supervisor.
The Portugese coach has already turned down the Crystal Palace job since leaving Wolves by mutual consent on the finish of the season, after 4 campaigns in cost, whereas he’s additionally believed to be a robust contender for the vacant function at Everton following Carlo Ancelotti’s shock return to Actual Madrid.
Nevertheless, the opposite determination makers at Tottenham are nonetheless believed to favour a transfer to deliver Mauricio Pochettino again to north London, or revisit their curiosity in Leicester City’s Brendan Rodgers and Brighton’s Graham Potter, as an alternative.
Followers are pissed off with the membership’s continued failure to switch Jose Mourinho. The north London membership has now been with no head coach for 2 months, with pre-season not far off the horizon.
Even former Tottenham participant Andros Townsend has mentioned he has ‘had sufficient’, with a protracted listing of failed appointments now together with Fonseca, Pochettino, Ten Hag, Antonio Conte and Hansi Flick.
And he believes the time has come to only give interim boss Ryan Mason his job again, saying his former teammate has what it takes to steer the membership.
“I’ve had sufficient, simply give it to Mason and get on with it,” ex-Spurs star Townsend instructed talkSPORT.
“Give it to him for a yr, see how he will get on after which reassess subsequent summer season.
“For those who had been going to get a prime supervisor in, truthful sufficient, Ten Haag, Pochettino, Conte, however after Conte turned it down it was clear no person wished the job.
“For those who’re happening to Gattuso, there’s clearly nothing else on the market.
“So if no person needs the job, give it to a person in Ryan Mason who handled every thing effectively beneath the circumstances. He handled all of the European Tremendous League fallout, he fronted the Harry Kane fallout on his personal and ended the season effectively with Spurs by getting them into Europe… ish.
“He deserves a good crack at it and hopefully Daniel Levy does look into giving Ryan one other go at it subsequent season.”