Tottenham sports chief Damien Comolli insists he has no regrets over the way Martin Jol's departure and Juande Ramos' signing was handled.
The manner of Jol's dismissal has been described as "extremely disturbing" by the League Managers' Association, while the fall-out over Ramos' departure from Sevilla is likely to involve a lengthy legal process.
"It was a decision we had to take, we had to make, and it was made. We are looking for stability."
Comolli insisted he had a good relationship with Jol but it was better described as professional, with the pair known to have heated discussions.
Ramos comes with a reputation for attacking football which Comolli feels can play a part in Spurs inching back respect after a chaotic couple of months.
"Results matter and how you get results matters," said the Frenchman. "One of the reasons Juande is here is because he gets results with style. I think that's how you get respect."