Report explains how Paratici has convinced Levy about 'genius' manager
Fabio Paratici reportedly convinced Daniel Levy to hire Nuno Espirito Santo as Tottenham manager based on his years at Valencia.
According to Football London, the former Wolves boss and Fabio Paratici have agreed to bring a more direct and attractive style of play to Spurs ahead of next season. Nuno operated with this style during his time with Valencia.
Nuno won plenty of praise during his years in La Liga for his attacking football. Valencia often played with a 4-4-2 or 4-3-3 formation. And this is what was able to sway Paratici to Levy in appointing the ex-Porto manager.
Question marks from Tottenham fans over manager Nuno
Tottenham fans have raised questions over whether or not Nuno would be a suitable replacement to Jose Mourinho.
Whilst the 47-year-old coach impressed at Wolves, leading them to two seventh-place finishes in the Premier League, the Molineux club were often on the receiving end of criticism for their predictable and defensive style of football.
Yet this hasn’t always been the case for Nuno in his managerial career. Indeed, the Portuguese coach was regarded as ‘a genius’ by Outside of the Boot during his days at Valencia.
The former Porto boss also won the La Liga Manager of the Month award three times in his sole year in Spain.
Attacking style is what Tottenham need after 18 months of Mourinho
When Mourinho left in April, Tottenham had taken a huge step back given how much work Mauricio Pochettino had done to progress the club to a new level.
Yet this update and decision from Levy and Paratici could be the catalyst that spurs the club into the future.
Indeed, the scars left by Mourinho will be felt for some time by Tottenham. But Nuno coming in with a brand-new style will likely be a popular decision. And it could be one that fires the north London side back to the top of the Premier League.
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