‘One of the worst’ - Tottenham’s new signing slammed by Tim Sherwood after Leicester City collapse

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Tim Sherwood has been speaking about Tottenham’s afternoon to forget against Leicester City.

Former Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood was not impressed with his former side’s performance against Leicester City on Saturday.

Spurs were hammered at the King Power Stadium, losing 4-1 and managing just four shots on target all afternoon. It was a huge blow for Antonio Conte’s men, and especially on the back of last week’s impressive win over Manchester City.

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Pedro Porro debuted at right wing-back for Tottenham following his loan move from Sporting CP, which will eventually be made permanent for a deal worth around £40million in total, when you factor in the loan fee. Spurs fans will have been excited to see Porro, but it did not work out well for the Spaniard in the East Midlands.

“Barnes was causing them so many problems down the left-hand side,” Sherwood said when reviewing the game on Sky Sports News. “Pedro Porro, who was having his debut, it was probably one of the worst debuts I’ve ever seen. He was out of position so many times. They need to address that. They couldn’t change it. They brought Richarlison on to try to change things up, but Harry Kane had his first shot on goal in like the 88th minute. They couldn’t get him in the game.

“To make matters worse Bentancur, who was their best player, came off with what looks like a really nasty knee injury. It was a complete capitulation, and when they (Leicester) scored the third, they never looked like they were going to get back into contention.”

While it was a baptism of fire for Porro on Saturday, he is going to take time to get up to speed with the Premier League, having swapped teams and leagues over the last couple of weeks - keeping in mind he never made a league appearance for Man City. This is part of the experience for players who move into one of the world’s best leagues, and you only have to look at Manchester United star Lisandro Martinez to see how fortunes can change with more experience.

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