Questions surround Tottenham's search for a new manager

Thursday December 19th, 2013
Spurs caretaker manager Tim Sherwood doesn't know which way Tottenham will go with a new hire.
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Sherwood, though, is the man in possession, although he admitted he doesn't even know yet whether he will be in charge for Sunday's game at Southampton. Whoever takes charge, though, the hope has to be that his philosophy matches that of Baldini and the squad the director of football has created. Whether Villas-Boas did is debatable, but what is clear is that Villas-Boas and Sherwood's ideas are so different as to make a mockery of all the claims of continuity and long-term planning used to justify a power structure like that of Spurs.

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