According to The Mirror, Ryan Mason is emerging as a serious contender to become Tottenham Hotspur next manager.
The 29-year-old was put in charge of the first-team temporarily until the end of the season following the dismissal of Jose Mourinho a fortnight ago.
While he missed out on the League Cup to Manchester City at Wembley, Mason has helped Spurs to back-to-back Premier League victories since becoming interim manager, boosting their top-four chances as a result.
Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy wants a young manager with an attacking style of play, and there is a growing belief in the boardroom that hiring Mason will appeal to the fans.
He will likely be offered a two-year deal should they decide to hand him the role on a permanent basis, and it will be interesting to see how things go.
Impressive victories over Sheffield United and Southampton have proven that the academy graduate and former midfield star has what it takes to lead Tottenham to the next level, but Levy will talks with other candidates before making a decision.
Finishing in the top-four will definitely boost his chances of retaining the job beyond the end of the campaign, and he will have to lead them to victories over Leeds United, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Aston Villa and Leicester City.
Other results will also have to go Spurs way for their Champions League dream to come true, with Chelsea, West Ham United and Liverpool also battling for fourth place.
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