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Sandro can't wait for Sherwood to go

ESPN staff
May 8, 2014
Sherwood is unsure of his future at White Hart Lane

Tottenham midfielder Sandro has told ESPN the club will sack head coach Tim Sherwood at the end of the season - and says it can't come soon enough for him.

Sandro has been cast into the White Hart Lane wilderness in recent weeks after falling out with Sherwood, who said the midfielder was "not good enough" to make his squad for the 3-1 win over Fulham last month - comments which saw Sandro mock his manager on Twitter.

Saturday's substitute appearance in Spurs' 2-0 defeat at West Ham was his first outing since March's 2-2 draw at Benfica in the Europa League.

"Sherwood will leave at the end of the season," Sandro told ESPN Brazil, after being left out of Luis Felipe Scolari's World Cup squad.

"Then it's a new coach - a new everything! I am happy at the moment."

Spurs have reportedly drawn up a three-man shortlist as they look to replace Sherwood, with Ajax manager Frank de Boer confirming he has been approached while Everton's Roberto Martinez and Southampton's Mauricio Pochettino are also being targeted.

Sherwood reacted angrily after Spurs denied they had approached De Boer, claiming someone was lying about his future.

With a new manager set to come in, Sandro is likely to stay at White Hart Lane. "It would be very difficult to leave from here," he said. "[Chairman] Daniel Levy negotiates every transfer, this was the case for Gareth Bale, it's not easy."

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