The Spurs star set up two goals in Saturday's 3-1 win over Fulham at White Hart Lane, both by delivering inviting free kicks that Paulinho and Younes Kaboul converted.
Eriksen is ending his first season in English football, following an August move from Ajax, strongly and Sherwood believes that it is down to the 22-year-old's determination to excel.
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He explained: "What I did say to him was to come and find the ball more, just come and float and find the ball in between lines for us and, when he does that, he creates some space and creates chances."
Victory over Fulham keeps Tottenham in the hunt for a top-five Premier League finish with three games remaining, with Sherwood confident of ending the season in style.
"I think we can go away to Stoke and West Ham and win and then come back here last game of the season against Aston Villa," he enthused.
"We're always going to score goals. I've lost count, it's been so many since I took over."