TOTTENHAM have paid almost £90million to sacked managers in the last decade.
The eye-watering sum was revealed after Nuno Espirito Santo became the latest Spurs boss to be given his marching orders.
Nuno Espirito Santo was sacked by Tottenham earlier in November[/caption]
The Portuguese coach trousered over £2m in wages before he was axed after just four months in charge.
He was replaced at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium by current boss Antonio Conte – who on Thursday slammed the low standards at the club.
The figure paid to Nuno is a fraction of the almost £46m made by Manchester United-target Mauricio Pochettino when he was in charge in North London.
And Jose Mourinho made more than £21m despite only being in charge at the club for 17 months.
Research by Managerial Payouts has calculated the money made by every Premier League manager sacked since the start of the 2011/12 season.
The actual figures made by each coach could be even higher once severance packages and compensation are factored in.
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But the findings show Spurs have paid out the biggest salaries to the most number of flops in their managerial hot seat.
Andre Villas-Boas and Harry Redknapp are the other men sacked by chairman Daniel Levy, taking home almost £20m between them.
Tim Sherwood is not included in the money list as he was technically released in May 2014 via a break clause in his contract rather than a sacking.
Manchester United have paid the next-highest amount to sacked managers, totting up £80,897,808 in wages in the last decade.
They paid Ole Gunnar Solskjaer £26,334,247 before axing him following last Saturday’s humiliation at the hands of Watford.
Chelsea are third on the list with £67,835,068 – and along with Man United and Spurs have previously had Mourinho at the helm.
The Portuguese tops the list of managers to have made the most – bringing in a whopping £97,674,480 in his three failed Premier League spells since 2011.
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