The 44-year-old, who had previously been the club's technical coordinator, is delighted to have been trusted with a permanent deal that puts him in charge until 2015Tim Sherwood has spoken of his pride after landing the head coach role at Tottenham on a permanent basis.
The 44-year-old, who had two games in caretaker charge following the dismissal of Andre Villas-Boas, signed a deal until the end of next season on Monday.
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"It's an honour to be head coach of this top club," he told the club's official website. "It's a club that means a lot to me.
"I've known it from the grass roots right up to the first team, worked at every level of the football club and played here
"If you cut me in half, I bleed the colour of the club. It's a proud moment."
Tottenham, who sit seventh in the Premier League, face West Brom on Thursday before fixtures against Stoke City and Manchester United.