Tottenham hold crisis talks over Nuno Espirito Santo's future amid poor form - sources

Sources tell ESPN that Tottenham Hotspur is considering whether to fire Nuno Espirito Santa after Saturday's home loss to Manchester United.
Spurs are now eighth in Premier League, having lost five of the first ten matches since Nuno's appointment.

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According to sources, ESPN chairman Daniel Levy met with Fabio Paratici, footballing director, on Sunday. However, he is reluctant to take a snap decision so early in the campaign. Many senior club officials were surprised by the hostility displayed by the club's supporters at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

As Nuno substituted Lucas Moura for Steven Bergwijn in the second period, chants of "You don’t know what your doing" were directed at Nuno. Fans demanded that Levy be fired and booed Harry Kane who was denied his move to Manchester City before the campaign began.

At this point, it is not clear if Nuno will be fired. However, one source claimed that "all options are open" following a disastrous result in which Nuno and his team were booed off at full-time as well as half-time.

Tottenham is under pressure from Nuno Espirito Santato. Photo by IAN KINGTON/IKIMAGES/AFP via Getty Images

Nuno answered that he didn't feel confident that he would have the time to change the situation after the game.

"The fans' disappointment and booing is understandable. If they don't get the team they want -- and I do believe we are better than they showed today -- they will boo. We have the power to change the mood.

Spurs will face Vitesse in Thursday's Europa Conference League. They are currently third in Group G, having lost the reverse fixture to the Netherlands before going on a league trip with Everton next Sunday.

ESPN reached Tottenham for comment but they declined.