Ex-Roma boss has emerged as the frontrunner to replace Mourinho.
Paulo Fonseca is poised to become the new head coach at Tottenham.
The former Roma boss has emerged as the frontrunner to replace new Roma coach Jose Mourinho.
Spurs had been rebuffed in their approaches for Antonio Conte and former boss Mauricio Pochettino.
Fonseca is a favoured candidate of incoming Spurs sporting director Fabio Paratici, and has reportedly been offered a three-year deal.