Former Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas is expected to speak to Tottenham about becoming their new manager, following the sudden sacking of Harry Redknapp. Candidate: Former Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas (Picture: AFP/Getty Images) The Portuguese is currently without a job after being dismissed by the Blues in February, but is believed to be back in the UK and extremely interested in the vacant role. Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is keen to speak to the 34-year-old, who will likely be one of a number of candidates interviewed by the White Hart Lane outfit. Everton manager David Moyes is another front-runner for the job, while Wigan’s Roberto Martinez is known to be highly-rated by Levy and the Spurs board. Fancied: Roberto Martinez (Picture: Getty Images) Wigan chairman Dave Whelan insists there has been no approach for Martinez from Spurs, but would not block any potential meeting, as with sanctioning contact for Liverpool. ‘If Tottenham come to me and ask to speak to him, I have to say the answer is yes. It always is,’ said Whelan, reported on BBC Sport. ‘You cannot stop managers moving. ‘Every club that people regard as a big club, when these jobs come up people say ‘oh Roberto must be in for that’. And Roberto is actually quite happy at Wigan. ‘I have not heard one thing from Tottenham Hotspur or from Roberto, so as far as I am concerned there is nothing going on at present. ‘I just wait and see. Roberto is very happy, he is doing a brilliant job for me.’Whoever eventually fills the post will be expected to launch a significant assault on the Premier League title, which Redknapp claims he would eventually have managed had he been given the time. ‘I leave behind some fantastic players. The only disappointment I have is that I think it was a team which could have gone on and eventually won the Premier League in the next year or two,’ said Redknapp. ‘I just wish I could have been able to see that through and be part of that because they have some fantastic players there.’ Who would you like to see as new Tottenham boss?
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