Tim Sherwood: Amid reports the Tottenham manager will be sacked, who might replace him?

A look at the contenders who could take over at White Hart Lane

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Tottenham play Sunderland tonight, but regardless if they get a result against the team currently bottom of the Premier League table, the word is Tim Sherwood will soon be out of a job.

Sky Sports are reporting that the former Premier League winning captain of Blackburn will be replaced at the end of the season.

It will be a short tenure for Sherwood if that is the case, having only replaced Andre Villas-Boas at White Hart Lane in December.

Chairman Daniel Levy is notoriously ruthless and with Tottenham's hopes of clinching a top-four place appearing over, despite an outlay of over £100m on new players during the summer, it appears Sherwood will pay with his job.

So who will be charged with doing a better job next season? A number of candidates have been linked with the position - here we take a look at who they are...