Report: Spurs could still appoint Roberto Martinez

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Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy still retains an interest in Belgium manager Roberto Martinez, according to Tuttomercatoweb.

The report claims that Martinez could still be appointed as Tottenham’s new head coach, however, his situation is complicated by Belgium’s involvement in Euro 2020.

His side booked their place into the knockout stages of the tournament last night following a 2-1 win against Denmark in Copenhagen.

Sky Sports reported last month that the North Londoners were reportedly continuing talks with Roberto Martinez as part of their search to find a replacement for Jose Mourinho.

Tottenham’s quest took another twist yesterday when news emerged that they have ended their interest in Paulo Fonseca at the last minute and were instead in discussions with Gennaro Gattuso who left Fiorentina by mutual consent earlier this week (Telegraph).

It has since emerged that Spurs will not be appointing Gattuso (The Athletic) with the search continuing.

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Whether Spurs fans would now accept the prospect of Martinez being back in contention is an interesting prospect as his name was first linked while the rumours of a return for Mauricio Pochettino were mooted.

The fact that Martinez is fully focused on the job in hand with Belgium for potentially the next few weeks, certainly does not suit Spurs

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