Tottenham have broken off talks with their latest managerial target, Gennaro Gattuso, as their protracted search for a permanent successor to José Mourinho took its latest turn. Gattuso had left Fiorentina on Thursday after a disagreement over transfer policy, having been in the manager’s position there for just over three weeks, and entered discussions with Spurs.
Tottenham have opened talks with Gennaro Gattuso after their move to appoint Paulo Fonseca broke down in the latest blow to their search for a manager. Fonseca, a former Roma and Shakhtar Donetsk manager, had been expected to sign after a contract was verbally agreed but ultimately he could not agree terms.
Tottenham are set to appoint Paulo Fonseca as their new manager this week on an expected three-year deal. Spurs’ new director of football, Fabio Paratici, made a move for the former Roma manager following the collapse of talks with former Chelsea and Inter manager Antonio Conte.
The Hotel Woudschoten sits amid a secluded clearing in the middle of a forest near the central Netherlands town of Zeist. Its bedroom balconies offer panoramic views but some locals wonder whether Frank de Boer will be able to see the wood from the trees as he relaxes at his team’s idyllic European Championship base.
Mason Mount is not a person who likes to stand still. The Chelsea and England midfielder is a blur of movement on the pitch and he enjoys finding ways to improve his game during his down time. “I love football,” Mount says. “Any chance I get to watch games, learn how I can be better, I’ll do that.
Jose Mourinho believes Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips should start for England against Croatia. Gareth Southgate's Three Lions outfit begin their Euro 2020 campaign against the country that knocked them out of the 2018 World Cup at the semi-final stage. England - who will play all three Group D games at Wembley as part of the 11 city tournament - have included Whites academy graduate Phillips in their 26-man strong squad for the delayed competition.
Despite suggestions Mauricio Pochettino was set for a grand return at Tottenham Hotspur, Antonio Conte is now the frontrunner to succeed José Mourinho at the club. Having guided Inter to their first Scudetto in 10 years, ending a period of Juventus dominance that he started, Conte has left the club due to their plans to sell €80m worth of players to balance the books.
Harry Kane: ‘If I finish my career without winning a major trophy for England, I would see that as a failure’
To adapt an old football cliché, this has been an interview of two halves: conversations separated by a pandemic, a cancelled Uefa European Championship and wholesale changes to the way we live. The world of football has, of course, experienced its own unprecedented upheavals, and it feels like Harry Kane has somehow been at the heart of every major storyline.
Tottenham are closing in on the appointment of Antonio Conte, with talks having progressed quickly, and there is a confidence at the club that their long search for a manager is almost over. Daniel Levy, the Spurs chairman, sacked José Mourinho on 19 April – the team finished the season under the inexperienced interim Ryan Mason – and he has been under intense pressure from supporters to deliver an exciting replacement.
Join us as we get you up to speed with all the latest Chelsea headlines on the day of the Champions League final, the Blues taking on Manchester City in Porto this evening Here are your Chelsea morning headlines for Saturday, May 29. Rudiger revelation Antonio Rudiger has revealed he was on the verge of leaving Chelsea, and strangely, it might have been to link up with his current boss.
The race to be named the new Spurs manager after Jose Mourinho’s sacking last month is heating up, with three names at the top of the shortlist, Antonio Conte, Erik ten Hag and former manager Mauricio Pochettino, who today has been in talks with the club ahead of a sensational return to North London.
Arsenal star Granit Xhaka 'opens talks with Roma over shock transfer to link up with ex-Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho'
ARSENAL star Granit Xhaka has reportedly opened talks with Roma over a shock transfer to link up with Jose Mourinho. The Swiss star has been a vital part of manager Mikel Arteta's reign, playing as a central partner for Thomas Partey and also as a makeshift left-back.
Some 12,000 fans will be able to attend the final at Estádio do Dragão stadium in Porto Ahead of the UEFA Champions League final in Porto on Saturday, May 29, and to celebrate its 27 years of partnership, Mastercard commissioned its “Football Fandom Study” supported by ambassador José Mourinho.
Pochettino believed to be interested in coming back from PSG Antonio Conte open to discussions after leaving Inter Tottenham have held talks with Mauricio Pochettino over a sensational return to the club. Pochettino, sacked by Spurs 18 months ago, joined Paris Saint-Germain in January and has caused surprise by entertaining the idea of a swift return to London.
Welcome to the Guardian’s review of the 2020-21 Premier League season.We have nominated some contenders for this category to get the discussion going.You can offer your suggestions below the line … European Super League The sheer arrogance behind the attempted European Super League breakaway, the absurd joint statement released by the 12 clubs including (but not limited to) its incessant capitalisation of “Founding Clubs”, the speed with which the masterplan unravelled, that Florentino Pérez interview, the enduring delusion of Real Madrid, Juventus and Barcelona who still refuse to concede that this version will not work and the way the out-of-touch owners’ actions have led only to fan protests at their doors.
Aston Villa assistant coach John Terry is full of praise for his former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho. Mourinho taught Terry football rules even referees didn't know. Terry told The Times: "When José Mourinho first came to Chelsea, he'd be in at 8am, putting the cones out, putting the balls down, making sure that drinks were there, the bibs are lined out.
To scan Manchester United’s XI for their triumphant Europa League 2017 final against Ajax is to land in another age.José Mourinho was the manager, Marouane Fellaini his No 10, Antonio Valencia the captain and right-back, Daley Blind a left-sided central defender, Paul Pogba the No 8, and Marcus Rashford centre-forward.
Nuno Espírito Santo will leave his role as Wolves head coach after Sunday’s season finale against Manchester United.The Midlands club are in talks with the former Benfica manager Bruno Lage over potentially taking over. Lage, out of work since his Benfica contract was terminated last July, is the favourite but further discussions are planned and it is not certain he would qualify for a work permit under post-Brexit regulations.
For Daniel Levy, the backdrop at Tottenham takes in an increasingly angry fanbase and a team that have fallen short of expectations this season.The chairman backed José Mourinho to deliver a trophy and then, with results having stalled, sacked him six days before the Carabao Cup final on 25 April.