Spurs supporters seek to meet with board over concerns over club leadership

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By PA Sport staff

The Tottenham Hotspur Supporters’ Trust have requested a meeting with the club’s board to discuss the club’s “short and long-term strategic vision”.

Spurs have suffered back-to-back Premier League defeats to London rivals Crystal Palace, Chelsea and Arsenal.

They named former Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo in June following a prolonged search for a new manager following Jose Mourinho’s sacking in April.

But, despite leading the table after starting the new campaign with a trio of 1-0 wins, the Portuguese manager’s position is already under scrutiny following recent poor results. including Sunday’s 3-1 loss in the North London derby to the Emirates. Stadium.

“Over the past few weeks we have been contacted by a growing number of trusted members and the fan base at large who are extremely concerned about the current direction of the THFC,” a statement from the fan group read. .

“We have requested a meeting with the club board to discuss the short and long term strategic vision of the football club.

“This (potential) meeting is therefore an opportunity for THFC decision-makers to explain their projects to supporters.

Jose Mourinho was sacked by Tottenham in April (Jonathan Brady / PA)

“This explanation should include plans for this season and beyond, an explanation of how success will be measured and how the club’s DNA will be found.”

Following Mourinho’s sacking, Ryan Mason took charge of Tottenham for the remainder of last season as a keeper.

Spurs were interested in Mauricio Pochettino’s return to north London, but Paris St Germain were unwilling to let him go.

Ex-Chelsea boss Antonio Conte, ex-Rome coach Paulo Fonseca and ex-AC Milan and Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso all looked ready for the role before Nuno was finally revealed on June 30.

Harry Kane, right, is still on the hunt for a first Premier League goal of the season after a summer of speculation over his future at Tottenham
Harry Kane, right, is still on the hunt for a first Premier League goal of the season after a summer of speculation over his future at Tottenham (Nick Potts / PA)

His appointment coincided with prolonged speculation about the future of star player Harry Kane as a tumultuous period for the club continued.

England captain Kane was heavily linked with a move to champions Manchester City but remains at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

The 28-year-old has yet to score a Premier League goal this quarter and Spurs’ declining form is compounded by overwhelming statistics.

They rank 20th in the Premier League for shots and chances created this quarter and have covered less distance than any other team.



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