May 16, 2021

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Ryan Mason becomes a strong contender to become Tottenham Hotspur’s next manager

Ryan Mason is emerging as a strong contender to become Tottenham Hotspur’s next manager, according to The Mirror.

The 29-year-old has been made temporarily responsible for the first team until the end of the season following the dismissal of José Mourinho a fortnight ago.

While he missed the Carabao Cup at Manchester City at Wembley, Mason has guided Spurs to back-to-back Premier League victories since becoming an interim manager, increasing their four best chances.

Tottenham president 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 fans.

He will likely be offered a two-year contract if they decide to put him in the role on a permanent basis.

Former Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino pushed Mason to become a top manager after a head injury forced him to retire in 2018, claiming he had a great football brain.

Impressive wins over Sheffield United and Southampton have proven the former midfielder star has what it takes to take Tottenham to the next level. However, Levy will discuss with other candidates before making a decision.

Finishing in the top four will certainly increase his chances of keeping the job beyond the end of the campaign. 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 in the direction of Spurs to make their Champions League dream come true, with Chelsea, West Ham United and Liverpool also battling for fourth place.

In other news, Spurs reportedly want 30-goal hitman this summer.