Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with a move for Adama Traore, and perhaps their former boss' comments should leave them excited about the links.
The former Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa manager is reportedly a contender to succeed Mick McCarthy at Portman Road.
Sherwood inherited Holtby at Tottenham Hotspur four and a half years ago.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino preferred Davinson Sanchez to Toby Alderweireld against Manchester United in the FA Cup this past weekend.
Aston Villa sold Christian Benteke to Liverpool, while Tim Sherwood was in charge.
West Bromwich Albion parted ways with Alan Pardew on Monday and will need a manager capable of bringing them immediately back up should they be relegated.
Former Tottenham Hotspur player and manager Tim Sherwood has been explaining why the club's fans still make him chuckle.
Sherwood had a successful spell as a coach in Tottenham Hotspur's academy.
Andrew Robertson joined Liverpool from Hull City in the summer of 2017.
Tottenham Hotspur star Dele Alli has established himself as a first-team regular for both club and country.