League One side Notts County are in advanced talks with former Tottenham coach Ricardo Moniz over the vacant manager’s job at Meadow Lane, reports the Nottingham Post.
The Post understands the club are also looking to appoint a backroom staff made up of former Magpies.
Tommy Johnson, currently head of recruitment at Blackburn Rovers, Dave Kevan, assistant manager at Forest Green and Dean Yates are all been considered to be apart of the non-playing staff.
West Brom development coach James Shan is also another name in the frame and was said to be in the crowd in County’s 2-2 draw with Scunthorpe United on Saturday.
Talks are well under way the Moniz and he became the bookies’ favourite to land the job yesterday.
The Magpies sacked Shaun Derry last Monday and could make an announcement today if negotiations with the Dutchman reach a successful conclusion.
The 51-year-old last managed TSV 1860 Munchen having been appointment in June 2014 but left the club after just eight matches.
He has coached at a number of clubs across Europe and had a brief spell as the assistant coach of the United Arab Emirates national football team.
Moniz had particular success at Austrian side Red Bull Salzburg, becoming the first manager in history to win a league and cup double but left the club in 2012 because of an internal dispute.
He worked with Martin Jol at Tottenham from 2005 to 2008 and later joined Jol when he was in charge of Hamburg.
Born in Rotterdam, Moniz was a defender during his playing career featuring for Eindhoven, HFC Haarlem, RKC Waalwijk, FC Eeklo and Helmond Sport.