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STUNNER! Sherwood happy to be replaced by fan in Spurs dugout

Tim Sherwood invited one Tottenham fan to take his place in the home dugout during victory over Aston Villa.

The Daily Mail says during the second-half of the win against Villa, with Tottenham cruising to victory against their out-of-form opponents, Sherwood summoned a supporter, Danny Grimsdale, from the crowd with a smile before presenting him with his club-branded gilet jacket which has become a feature of his time on the club's bench.

As if that wasn't bizarre enough, Sherwood then urged Grimsdale to sit alongside his assistants Les Ferdinand and Steffen Freund as open-mouthed players looked on in disbelief.

The supporter accepted the invitation before returning to his usual seat close to dugout soon after.

In his post-match press conference Sherwood revealed that Grimsdale is a regular at White Hart Lane who gives him pointers on where he is going wrong.

He said: "That guy's an expert, seriously. Every week he tells me what to do. So I gave him the opportunity to do the job. He bottled it at first but then he swallowed it. It was just good banter.

"There were a couple I could have picked. We've got the police looking for him because he's nicked the gilet. But it's fine, he can have it."

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