Fabio Capello is the bookmakers' overwhelming favourite to assume first-team duties permanently at White Hart Lane, with Ladbrokes setting his odds at 7/2.
However, questions must be asked regarding his will to leave a comfortable position as head coach of the Russian national football team.
Having secured World Cup qualification, the FIFA World Cup draw saw Russia land a favourable group in which they're expected to progress with minimal effort. Would Capello depart his current role only six months from the World Cup, a tournament in which he's likely to proceed from the group stages?
Unlikely, however a chance to assume the managerial position of a potentially elite European side hardly presents itself to you on a daily basis.
Of the names linked to the vacant job, Capello is arguably the most high-profile figure, and Spurs would do well to somehow lure to the 1994 Champions League winner to north London.
Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: https://www.givemesport.com/writeforgms