Villas-Boas fitting the bill for Tottenham
Tottenham are ready to offer their vacant managerial role to Andre Villas Boas, according to The Guardian.
The north London club are in the market for a new head coach after dismissing Harry Redknapp last week, and are thought to have met with the ex-Chelsea trainer on Friday and Saturday.
Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is thought to want a young, motivated manager to lead the side forward, and has also taken David Moyes, Roberto Martinez and Laurent Blanc into consideration.
Despite this, Villas Boas has emerged as the favourite for the position, and will be offered the role in coming days.
One of the pre-requisites to the Portuguese trainer accepting the position is assurances over the future of key playmaker Luka Modric, who Villas Boas tried to sign for Chelsea last summer.
Whether Modric leaves or stays Villas Boas is expected to have a considerable transfer kitty to spend this summer however, and will be charged with delivering Champions League football to the White Hart Lane side.
By Gareth McKnight