Former Tottenham boss believes it will be a Premier League final as he writes off some European giants

Sky Sports pundits giggled at the concept of the Rangers as competitors in the Europa League – only to be confronted by Ibrox hero Kris Boyd

Steven Gerrard’s side are unbeaten in Europe this season and set foot in the last 16 on Thursday night with a dramatic win over Royal Antwerp

This has fans dreaming of a run resembling Walter Smith’s 2007-08 team that went all the way to the final before beating Zenit St Petersburg lost

Former Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood, however, firmly believes that only an English Premier League side can dream of winning the trophy

Asked on football Saturday to rate favorites to go all the way he insisted: “Man United, then Tottenham, then Leicester and then Arsenal I mean it will be one of the English teams”

Host Jeff Stelling then mentioned the seven-time European champions Milan, the four-time Champions League winner Ajax and the Serie A giant Roma

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However, Sherwood doubled up when he said, “Without disregarding these sites, I think the favorites will come through

“You should have tuned in on Thursday night. You (Rangers) were amazing Thursday night. What a football game”

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