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BREAKING NEWS: Tottenham turn to former Roma boss Paulo Fonseca - Jose Mourinho's predecessor at the Serie A club - as Spurs meet with Portuguese boss over head coach role

Tottenham have turned to Paulo Fonseca in their faltering search for a new manager.

The 48-year-old is the latest boss Spurs have spoken to in their bid to replace Jose Mourinho, who was sacked in April.

Sportsmail understands Fonseca is fully open to a Premier League move this summer after leaving Roma last season.

Tottenham are discussing a three-year contract with Paulo Fonseca (right), say reports in Italy
Fonseca would be the first full-time Spurs boss since Jose Mourinho (above) was let go in April

Intriguingly, sources claim Fonseca was a contender to replace Steve Bruce at Newcastle if the failed Saudi takeover had gone through.

Talks with Fonseca are underway and said to be progressing positively, though there will be an air of caution with regards to Fonseca’s potential appointment at Tottenham.