He became a coach in 2012, leading Portuguese club Rio Ave to both domestic cup finals in 2014. After brief spells at Valencia in Spain's La Liga, and a return to Porto, he managed Wolverhampton Wanderers for four years. In 2021, he took over as manager of Tottenham Hotspur, but was relieved of his duties after four months in charge. Club career Early career / Deportivo Born in São Tomé, Portuguese São Tomé and Príncipe, Nuno started his football career with Vitória S. C. in Guimarães, battling from age 20 with veteran Neno for first-choice status. After a meeting with the then Porto nightclub owner Jorge Mendes he became the agent's first client in 1996; Mendes brokered a $1 million transfer the following January to La Liga's Deportivo de La Coruña,  but Nuno spent three of his six seasons in Galicia out on loan, backing up Jacques Songo'o (1996–98) and José Francisco Molina (2001–02) when he was part of the team.
It was the first time that a Wolverhampton Wanderers manager had secured the award, in the club's fifth season in the competition.  Wolves finished seventh in the 2018–19 league season; it was the club's highest Premier League rank and their highest in the English top-flight since the 1979–80 season when they finished sixth. Wolves also qualified for a European competition for the first time since 1980–81, reaching the UEFA Europa League.  Espírito Santo was awarded the Premier League Manager of the Month title for a second time on 10 July 2020 for a run of five fixtures unbeaten between the beginning of March and the end of June, sandwiching the temporary suspension of the 2019–20 Premier League due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the United Kingdom.
 The following 22 May, however, after a season devoid of silverware which included a second place in the league,  he was relieved of his duties.  Wolverhampton Wanderers On 31 May 2017, Espírito Santo was named as the new head coach of then EFL Championship club Wolverhampton Wanderers, signing a three-year deal.  He was voted the competition's Manager of the Month in November as his team won all four of their games, scoring 13 times.  Espírito Santo led the club to the Premier League after a six-year absence, achieving promotion with four matches remaining in the season and being confirmed as champions with two games to spare.  On 10 July 2018, it was announced that his contract had been extended until 2021.  Espírito Santo was awarded the Premier League Manager of the Month title in his second month managing in the English top division after his team went unbeaten in September 2018, accruing ten points from four matches and only conceding one goal.
 Again in January, in 2007, Nuno returned to Portugal for a stint with C. D. Aves,  eventually relegated from the Primeira Liga. In July he returned to Porto, backing up Brazilian Helton during most of his spell.  Despite his limited involvement on the pitch – earning him the nickname O Substituto – he was considered a leader of the club.  Nuno again played second-fiddle to Helton during the 2008–09 season appearing in only four games, but was the starter throughout the domestic cup campaign, including the final win (1–0) against F. Paços de Ferreira.  International career Nuno represented Portugal at the 1996 Summer Olympics, playing four matches for the fourth-placed team.  He also played for the nation's B team.  Uncapped, he was called to the full squad competing in UEFA Euro 2008, replacing the injured Quim.
 The following season he was loaned to CA Osasuna,  going on to rank seventh in the Zamora as his team finished only one point above the relegation zone in the top tier.  Porto José Mourinho's FC Porto paid €3 million to bring Nuno back to the country in July 2002, as part of the deal that saw Jorge Andrade join Deportivo.  During a 2003 Taça de Portugal match against Varzim SC, he was allowed by Mourinho to convert a penalty kick, scoring the club's last goal in a 7–0 home routing.  In May 2004, Nuno was an unused substitute as Porto won the UEFA Champions League final. On 12 December 2004, he replaced club great Vítor Baía during extra time of the Intercontinental Cup final penalty shoot-out victory against Once Caldas; however, in January, he was sold to Russian Premier League's FC Dynamo Moscow.
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 On 12 January 2015, he agreed to an extension to keep him at the club until 2018,  and he eventually led them to a fourth place finish in his first year,  highlights including a 2–1 home win over Real Madrid and a 2–2 away draw against the same opponent,  while he was named La Liga Manager of the Month three times; he resigned on 29 November 2015, following a 0–1 away defeat to Sevilla FC, after a poor start to both Valencia's La Liga and Champions League campaigns.  On 1 June 2016, Espírito Santo signed a two-year contract with Porto, replacing former head coach José Peseiro.
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 On his debut on 15 August, the side won 1–0 at home against reigning champions Manchester City through a Son Heung-min goal.  On 29 August, he achieved the best start to a Premier League season for Tottenham after beating Watford to secure three wins from their first three matches. He won the Premier League Manager of the Month award for August 2021, the fourth of his career.  Despite this, on 1 November 2021, he was sacked following a run of poor results which saw Tottenham lose five in seven Premier League games.
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Rio Ave e Farense ao vivo Veja onde assistir - SBA O duelo faz parte da programação da trigésima terceira – penúltima – rodada do Campeonato Português 2020/2021. A partida terá transmissão pela SPORT TV 1
He is currently the manager of Saudi Professional League club Al-Ittihad. During his career he first made a name for himself in Spain, playing for three teams in five years. He later returned to Portugal to represent Porto, and also played professionally in Russia; he was part of the Portuguese squad at UEFA Euro 2008, but never won a cap for the national team. Espírito Santo started his coaching career at Greek club Panathinaikos as an assistant.
 He was replaced by Antonio Conte the following day.  Al-Ittihad On 4 July 2022, Espírito Santo was appointed by Al-Ittihad Club (Jeddah) in the Saudi Professional League.  He held talks for a return to Wolverhampton in October.  Personal life Espírito Santo and his wife Sandra have three children as of 2020.  On 4 May 2019, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Sport by the University of Wolverhampton.
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[transmissão ao vivo**] Rio Ave x Marítimo ao - Leder-Jelinek 12. 09:45 Académico Viseu 0 x 1 Estoril 01. 14:00 Marítimo 1 x 1 Rio Ave 01. 17:45 Vitória SC 3 x 0 BSAD ESCALAÇÕES breve Onde assistir