Tim Sherwood: 'I need to be given full control of transfers'

Tim Sherwood insists that he must be given full control of Tottenham Hotspur's transfer activity if he remains at the club.

Tottenham Hotspur head coach Tim Sherwood has claimed that he must be given full control of transfers in the summer if he remains in charge at the club beyond the end of the current campaign.

Reports continue to suggest that Sherwood, who replaced Andre Villas-Boas in December, could be on his way out of White Hart Lane after Spurs lost ground on their rivals for a spot in the Champions League.

However, the former England midfielder has once again insisted that he is expecting to be overseeing the club's transfer activity ahead of next season.

"Nobody else will come in here unless I sanction it. You can't work any other way. The manager has got to work with the players so, unless he gets the players he wants, it's always going to be an uphill task," Sherwood told journalists in a press conference previewing Tottenham's Europa League game against Benfica.

"I think we have to make sure we see a lot more of these guys before they come in, not just the highlights, because we've got to make sure we do our recruitment job on them.

"My future's out of my hands but I believe I'll be here next year. I'm planning for next season."

Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal has been repeatedly linked with a move to Spurs following the World Cup in Brazil.

Head coach FC Barcelona Gerardo Martino reacts during the UEFA Champions League Group H match between AC Milan and Barcelona at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on October 22, 2013
Read Next:
Spurs target Martino?
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
3Liverpool23138254282647
4Chelsea23145441162547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
6Arsenal23116641301139
7Burnley239771920-134
8Leicester CityLeicester238783432231
9Everton2376102538-1327
10Watford2375113342-926
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2367102941-1225
12Crystal Palace2367102133-1225
13Bournemouth2366112435-1124
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
17Southampton2349102334-1121
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account