The fact that there were rumours of Tim Sherwood punching one of his players after Spurs’ 4-0 loss to Liverpool were flying round Twitter in the aftermath of the defeat is enough to demonstrate the type of character he is in the public eye.

Sherwood’s constant iterations of desire, fight, and that over-used phrase of ‘pASSSSHHHHion’ have turned him into a caricature which receives further ridicule every time his players succumb to yet another defeat.

But as Sherwood continues to fill back pages with his touchline (or directors’ box) antics, here are five other crazy managers to have taken charge in the Premier League.

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Alan Pardew (West Ham, Charlton, Newcastle)