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Tottenham Weigh Up Shock Move For Ex-Manchester United Assistant Boss Carlos Queiroz

North Londoners are keen to get a new man in place as soon as possible. 

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Tottenham Hotspur are understood to be considering appointing former Manchester United assistant manager Carlos Queiroz as their next head coach following the recent departure from White Hart Lane of Andre Villas-Boas, according to reports in the Daily Star.

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The Portuguese was given his marching orders last week in the wake of the north London club’s stunning 5-0 home thrashing by rivals Liverpool in the Premier League, with Tottenham now currently languishing way down in seventh place in the top-flight standings after 17 games of the campaign.

However, Spurs chairman Daniel Levy has already been heavily linked with a number of top-class managers since Villas-Boas’s departure from the capital, including the likes of Ronald Koeman, Louis van Gaal, Guus Hiddink, Michael Laudrup, Frank de Boer and Fabio Capello.

But if reports in Portugal are to be believed, then Levy has also made contact recently with Iran national team coach Queiroz about the possibility of the 60-year-old taking over from Villas-Boas at the Lane.

“Tottenham is a club I really appreciate a lot and I have great admiration for,” said Queiroz.

“One of my coaching dreams is to get back to English football.”

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