Roberto Martinez will be itching to get back into club management and would be a great appointment as Tottenham boss. 

That’s according to former Celtic and West Ham hitman Frank McAvennie, speaking exclusively to Football Insider about Spurs’ manager hunt.

Last month (April 20), Football Insider revealed Tottenham have placed Martinez, 47, on their shortlist to replace Jose Mourinho. 

Spurs will also attempt to lure Brendan Rodgers from Leicester City and whispers are growing of their strong interest in Fulham boss Scott Parker.

Martinez has been the manager of Belgium since 2016 following his dismissal from Everton earlier that year.

McAvennie claims Martinez is proven in the Premier League at Goodison and Wigan Athletic won’t be frightened by the prospect of taking the Tottenham job.

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“Wow, he’d be a great appointment,” McAvennie told Football Insider correspondent Ben Wild.

“Martinez has certainly got the stature to go into Tottenham. He’s worked with the biggest players on the planet with Belgium. 

“It won’t frighten him. I’d imagine Martinez misses the day-to-day, the training with the boys. 

“It’ll be great when you’ve got your players there but a good manager wants to be doing things every day. 

“His stock is so high but Tottenham is a big club.”

Martinez won the FA Cup with Wigan in 2013 as his side beat Manchester City 1-0 in the final.

Ryan Mason remains in charge of Tottenham with four games of their Premier League season remaining.

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