Paulo Fonseca move to Tottenham Hotspur is now off, football.london understands.
The favourite for the hotseat after previous links with Mauricio Pochettino and Antonio Conte, the 48-year-old looked set to be named as Jose Mourinho’s replacement but a deal will now not go ahead.
Gennaro Gattuso now looks set to take on the Tottenham job following his exit from Fiorentina on Thursday morning after only 23 days in Florence.
The former Italian midfielder was previously linked with the Juventus job but Spurs’ managing director of football Fabio Paratici, who only left the Bianconeri last month, has now made a late move for Gattuso.
This is a developing story. More to follow.