Tottenham legend says Sherwood treatment is 'shabby in the extreme'

Tim Sherwood Press Conference Smiling 12/02/2014

Gary Lineker has come out to support Tim Sherwood this afternoon as it looks increasingly likely the Tottenham Hotspur boss is on his way out.

Tim Sherwood isn’t one to hide his emotions, whether you like it or not that is simply who he is. His press conference today was yet another thornbush of conjecture and spiteful comments as he looks set to leave the club at the end of the season.

The former Blackburn Rovers player has stated:

"I am doing this job with a lot of uncertainty around my future. If you have a supply teacher who comes into your school, sometimes they are not treated with the respect that a headmaster is."

Sherwood has become a Marmite manager since taking over from the sacked Andre Villas-Boas in December.

Some love his honest approach others find his comments in the press irresponsible and disrespectful to his own players.

One thing that cannot be denied is his performance. His record is superb, it is simply against the big teams where he has struggled, but overall he deserves credit for what he has done on the pitch - although I doubt it would have been any different had Spurs stuck by AVB till the end of the season.

With that in mind many think the rather thinly veiled attempt to push him out of the club by Daniel levy and co is distasteful at best.

One such person is Gary Lineker. Himself a former Spurs player the Match of the Day presenter was on Twitter today speaking about the ongoing drama at White Hart Lane - and made his feelings very clear:

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