Villa boss Tim Sherwood joins Premier League greats in the all-time top ten

Tim Sherwood Press Conference 12/02/2014

Tim Sherwood is currently ninth when it comes to the best win percentages in the league's history.

When Tim Sherwood was in charge at Tottenham, his constant referral to his win percentage became a running joke.

However, since taking charge at Villa this season, he has been nothing short of impressive at the helm at Villa Park. He has currently won five of his 11 league games, with seven from 13 in all competitions.

And it seems that Sherwood might have been onto something with his love for win percentages. Of every manager to have taken charge of 30 games or more in the Premier League, he is currently ninth in the table.

Of course, Jose Mourinho heads that league with 70%, ahead of Manuel Pellegrini on 66%, Sir Alex Ferguson on 65%, then Roberto Mancini and Carlo Ancelotti on 62% and 61% respectively.

Arsene Wenger then follows on 58%, with Rafael Benitez and Louis van Gaal both on 56%, one per cent ahead of the current Villa boss. Given that all of those managers ahead of him have taken charge of the Premier League’s top teams, Sherwood’s current record is all the more impressive.

Perhaps before too long then, people will start to take Sherwood seriously. For now, he will just continue enhancing his reputation with records like this.

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