An ironic twist of fate may leave the Brazilian in a difficult position.
A penny for Sandro's thoughts right now.
At White Hart Lane last term, the pair infamously did not get along. Sandro and Sherwood had their fallings out and the Brazilian would have been relieved when the 45-year-old left north London. And he made doubly sure he wouldn't cross paths with him again by leaving the club himself.
Several Tottenham fans have already noted the irony, both on Twitter and in the comments of these articles, and share genuine sympathy with 'the Beast.'
In the past, Sherwood has noted his distaste for defensive midfielders. Sandro is a defensive midfielder.
And, when he joined QPR, the 25-year-old Brazilian admitted that the chance to work with Redknapp again was the biggest driving force behind his decision. Ah...
In a recent interview with the London Evening Standard, Sandro did at least say that he would shake hands with Sherwood if he bumped into him again. But did he think he would have to be doing it on a daily basis with Sherwood back as his manager? Once again, a penny for his thoughts...