Report: Andre Villas-Boas has a month to save his job

Manager Andre Villas Boas of Spurs looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park on October 20, 2013
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Andre Villas-Boas reportedly has a month to save his job at Tottenham Hotspur.

Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas has one month to save his job, according to a report.

The Portuguese coach has seen his position come under scrutiny after a string of disappointing results in the Premier League - the most recent being a 6-0 thrashing at Manchester City.

According to The Mirror, billionaire owner Joe Lewis has been left angered by a run of form which has seen just seven points taken from the last 18 available.

As a result, Spurs have slipped to ninth ahead of this afternoon's game at home to Manchester United.

The Lilywhites have nine fixtures in all competitions in December, and if the Bahamas-based businessman is not satisfied with results then Villas-Boas will face the chop.

Reports have suggested the Russia boss Fabio Capello - a close friend and former colleague of sporting director Franco Baldini - has been named as an early contender to succeed the 36-year-old.

Russia's head coach Fabio Capello speaks to his players during his teams friendly international football match against Serbia in Dubai's Al Wasl stadium on November 15, 2013
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