So that's it then. Laurent Blanc took France back to the Bourbon era, burnt the tricolour, flew the white flag and showed all the fighting spirit of the Vichys as France laid down and died against Spain before the game had even kicked off. And now he is all set to exchange the French cockerel for the Cocky Fools of N17.
Redknapp will be chuckling all the way down to his Monaco bank account: "Things not looking so rosy now eh Rosie?"
Levy must be wondering what he has done. France have won just one game in this tournament and the players looked every bit as disaffected as they did under his predecessor. Who of this rabble would Tottenham like to cherry pick exactly? And if Blanc can't inspire his countrymen talking in his mother tongue, how is he going to motivate the rag bag collection of mercenaries in the Tottenham dressing room?