QPR coach Chris Ramsey believes he might one day work again with the man in the Aston Villa dugout – he just hopes it’s not soon.
Tim Sherwood might have been in the Hoops technical area with Ramsey as assistant again had things panned out in February following the departure of Harry Redknapp.
In fact, odds of 1/2 were being offered the pair would rekindle the partnership from their time together at Tottenham.
Instead, Sherwood went to Villa, and Ramsey was handed the Rangers reins until the end of the season. Now both are battling the Premier League drop, with elegation for Rs almost certainly forcing Ramsey out of a job.
The QPR coach admitted it’s going to be a ‘bit strange’ trying to get one over one of his best mates in football, but insists he offers far more than just being labelled Sherwood’s assistant as he was at White Hart Lane.
“Yeah, I could see us working together again, I just hope it’s not in the near future,” the Rs coach offered.
“There is going to be a bit of a strange feeling, but Tim’s the manager of another side, and as soon as the ball starts to roll, I'm going to block that out.”
Ramsey chats to Sherwood on a weekly basis, and there is little the two don’t know about each other’s sides – or for that matter, each other’s views on how the game should be played.
The Rs man added: “We all know what the players can do. Who turns up on the night and who takes their chances is what will decide it.”
“I know why Tim and me work well together. It’s because I will have an opinion that offers a difference.
“You can’t have a ‘yes’ man around you; similar view on where you are taking the team but different on how you’re going to get there, and that’s why it worked at Tottenham.
“Now we need to beat Villa that could give us the confidence to go on and beat Chelsea on Sunday after beating West Brom on Saturday.”
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