The Sherwood revolution at Tottenham appears to have hit its first stumbling block, with the 1-0 defeat to Norwich at the weekend a major dent in their Premier League top four hopes. If Levy genuinely has faith in his man, then he should be backing him to the hilt this summer as he looks to shape his own side from the ruins of AVB’s tenure.

La Liga has always been a great breeding ground for prodigious talents, and if Spurs want to make the leap back into the top bracket of English clubs then they should look no further.

Far from the finished article, more work will need to be done by both Baldini and Levy in the summer to meet their lofty ambitions.

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