Tottenham chief Daniel Levy plotting raid to bring Ajax boss Erik ten Hag to Spurs after Antonio Conte deal collapsed

DANIEL LEVY is plotting a return raid on Ajax to make Erik ten Hag his next manager at Tottenham.

Talks to appoint former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte collapsed on Friday and a deal looks dead in the water.

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Spurs chairman Levy is now sifting back through his original shortlist to try to find a new head coach this summer and ten Hag is emerging as the most likely.

Ten Hag, 51, has signed a new deal with Dutch champions Ajax but that is not considered a deal-breaker by Levy.

But it will mean paying more in compensation to Ajax should they make a formal approach for Ten Hag.

Martinez has told Tottenham that he will not even think and certainly will not talk about a move back to the Premier League until after Belgium’s involvement in Euro 2020.

Belgium play their opening Group B match in Russia on Saturday evening.

Martinez managed Everton for three years until getting the sack in 2016 and taking on the role of Belgium boss.

Conte decided against moving to Spurs following a difference of opinion over transfer funds and how both parties saw the club moving in the next few years.

Brighton’s Graham Potter has also been linked with the job which is currently being filled by coach Ryan Mason.

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Despite a setback in the hunt for a head coach, Tottenham will appoint Fabio Paritici as director of football next week.

It is the first time they have had someone in that role since 2013.

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