Gennaro Gattuso is not being considered as a candidate to become the new Tottenham manager.
The prospect of him joining Spurs prompted a fan protest, which was communicated to the club by the Tottenham Hotspur Supporter Trust.
The club had not commented on Gattuso but it is understood they are now looking elsewhere.
On Thursday, Spurs ended talks with former Roma manager Paulo Fonseca.
More to follow.