ESPN pundit Shaka Hislop raves about Daniel Levy despite calling him an absolute nightmare

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Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy has been praised by pundit Shaka Hislop.

Pundit Shaka Hislop has told ESPN that he is a huge fan of Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy, and understands why Mauricio Pochettino would rather work under him than Manchester United's Ed Woodward.

Spurs have not only enjoyed a superb season having challenged for the Premier League title, but have also moved to extend the contracts of key figures at White Hart Lane.

Key players like Mousa Dembele and Dele Alli have penned new deals, whilst the big news over the past week is that manager Mauricio Pochettino has also signed a new contract despite alleged interest from Premier League rivals Manchester United.

The Sun reported just last month that Manchester United were interested in landing Pochettino, but the Argentinian has snubbed any possible move to Old Trafford this summer by committing his future to Spurs.

Chairman Daniel Levy deserves great praise for moving to keep key players as well as his impressive manager, despite often receiving huge criticism from rival fans as well as Tottenham supporters.

Now, Levy has been hailed by pundit Shaka Hislop, who told ESPN that he is a huge fan of the Spurs chairman as he bring stability and consistency to the role at White Hart Lane, and he represents the club well - even if he is an 'asbolute nightmare' to deal with from a business perspective.

Hislop added that Manchester United's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward doesn't offer those things, and that could be a big reason why Pochettino chose to stay at White Hart Lane rather than make the move to Old Trafford this summer.

"You look at how both of those clubs are currently being run," said Hislop. "I'm a huge Levy fan - he's an absolute nightmare to deal with in terms of business, but he represents the club, and you know what you're getting. There's a certain sense of stability or at least consistency with Daniel Levy and how well he runs his club, and how he looks after his club. You can't say the same about Ed Woodward and Manchester United!" he added.

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