Any hope which Tottenham Hotspur may have harboured of bringing Luis Campos to North London may have taken a significant blow.
The Telegraph claimed last month that Campos, who currently works as an advisor at Lille was keen to be reunited with Jose Mourinho again after the pair worked together at Real Madrid (Telegraph).
Campos has forged a reputation for unearthing talent whilst at Monaco with Kylian Mbappe, Bernardo Silva and Benjamin Mendy just some of the players who he helped on the path to success (Daily Mail).
Mourinho has previously said that it will be the decision of Danel Levy on whether he creates a director of football role, with the North London club having not had a person in the position since 2015 when Franco Baldini departed (Metro).
Campos has played down the possibility of leaving the Ligue 1 side by insisting that his close relationship with club owner Gerard Lopez coupled with his desire to turn Lille into a European force suggests that he will not be departing in the immediate future.
He told L’Equipe: “My relationship with Gerard (Lopez) changes the scenario. I am an advisor but we have a relationship that goes beyond the professional framework and spans the border of friendship. On the other hand, I think that LOSC has enormous potential to become even more competitive in France and in Europe. It makes me want to be even more active to achieve this, to bring positive vibes to take advantage of the extraordinary assets of this club with its city, its economy, its stadium, its training centre and its geographical position.”
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