Tottenham close in on appointment of new manager with Fabio Paratici at heart of talks

Paulo Fonseca is close to becoming the new manager of Tottenham and the club will make a final decision in the coming hours. The Portuguese is currently in talks with Spurs over a potential three-year deal which would see them finally end their gruelling 51-day pursuit of a new boss.

Fonseca left Roma at the end of the season after being received of his duties following two years in Rome.

Coincidentally, former Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho was brought in as his replacement and will take over from next season.

Spurs have endured a rough ride throughout the process after being turned down by Julian Nagelsmann, Brendan Rodgers and Erik ten Hag.

Talks with Antonio Conte then collapsed just when the Italian looked to be heading to north London.

But now Fabrizio Romano claims Fonseca is in line to become the new manager of Tottenham.

The 48-year-old is highly respected throughout Europe and has also previously managed Porto, Braga and Shakhtar Donestk.

Fonseca is renowned for his tactical nous and has a track record for developing players, a small legacy he has left behind at Roma.

Furthermore, he played expansive attacking football during his time in the Ukraine where he led Shakhtar to the double three times.


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