Graham Roberts has told This Is Futbol that Tottenham Hotspur will be attracted to the prospect of appointing Scott Parker as their new manager.
Spurs sacked Jose Mourinho earlier this season and have appointed Ryan Mason as his replacement on an interim basis.
It means that the club are on the lookout for a replacement for the Portuguese, and a number of managers have been linked.
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Football Insider has reported that Spurs are set to interview Parker over the vacancy, with the ex-midfielder having spent two years at the club as a player between 2011 and 2013.
He has also worked with the youth setup in north London, coaching their U18s for a time before his move to the Cottagers.
Ex-Spurs legend believes Parker would be seen as an attractive option despite Fulham’s relegation to the Championship, and has even made the claim that the club play better football than Brighton & Hove Albion, who are managed by Graham Potter, another who has been linked with the Tottenham job.
He told TIF: “I think everybody’s attractive at the moment, what about Parker at Fulham? He knows the club inside out, he’s coached the youngsters there, his coaches who are with him now all came from Tottenham.
“I think he’s played better football than Brighton, they just had a bad start and they can’t catch up.”
Nevertheless, Roberts is wary of the challenges that will be faced by the next manager, given the club’s underperformance in recent seasons.
He added: “There’s lots of them but whoever comes in, I think we’ve got two options. You’ve got to come in, you’ve got these players, and there’s better managers around who haven’t got the best out of them, so that’s one problem you’ve got, and the next problem is, there’s no money.
“Until you sell somebody, you can get anyone in who you want.”