Former Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo is the new front-runner for the Tottenham job, according to the Mail.

They report that Nuno has the backing of Daniel Levy and his new managing director Fabio Paratici.

Spurs have been without a manager since sacking Jose Mourinho in April and the search for their new boss has taken them down many a dead end.

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But Nuno is apparently the man in the box seat now, and his experience of working in English football before is part of the reason why.

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But then a #NotoNuno hashtag sprung up on Twitter among Tottenham fans.

They are clearly unimpressed with the links, and looking to apply the kind of pressure which saw their club’s approach for Gennaro Gattuso end rapidly.

Perhaps the concerns centre around the style of play, and the way Wolves’ season drifted last time around.

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Some Wolves fans may not care where Nuno ends up, but others on Twitter had their say on the developments.

Nuno deserves more respect for the job he did at Wolves, taking the club into Europe from the Championship.

That was the thrust of the arguments of many Wolves fans on Twitter.

But if Spurs fans want to kick up a fuss about a very good manager being linked with their club, let them.

What it does mean is that Nuno could be at Molineux for Wolves first home game of next season – in the away dugout.

That would be a compelling sub-plot and here’s how some Old Gold supporters reacted to the news on Twitter:

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