‘Deal is almost done’ – Sky Italy journalist makes Spurs manager claim

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Tottenham Hotspur are close to a deal for Paulo Fonseca to become the club’s new head coach, according to Sky Sport Italia journalist Angelo Mangiante.

Fonseca left AS Roma at the end of last season and was swiftly replaced by the man who Daniel Levy sacked, Jose Mourinho.

The 48-year-old guided Roma to the semi-final of the Champions League last season where they were eliminated by Manchester United and finished in seventh place in the Serie A table.

His previous clubs include FC Porto, Sporting Braga and Shakhtar Donetsk.

Spurs were previously said to be closing in on former Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte, but decided to pull the plug on talks after becoming concerned at his reluctant to feature some of the younger players in the squad.

SpursWeb Opinion

After being linked with Pochettino and Conte, many Spurs fans will be feeling underwhelmed at the prospect of Fonseca taking over.

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  1. We have really shown the world our level with this manager search. From serial modern day winner (Conte) to this !!!! Ypu would not have seen a big club miss the opportunity to get top manager, we have made a statement that we are top ten and top six with a following wind….. I am off to watch the local kids team this season…. #donewithit


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