sport news HOT OR NOT: Redmond dealt with Pep's career advice well

It's Hot or Not time again as Sportsmail's IAN LADYMAN reveals what's been making him feel warm and what's been leaving him cold this week... 

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NATHAN REDMOND

Pep Guardiola's decision to give career advice to the Southampton player on the field on Wednesday was followed by a statement from Redmond suggesting that, despite the Spaniard's 'intense and aggressive' behaviour, he had been happy to listen.

Shrewd move, that. Never wise to upset a manager who one day may be in a position to make all your dreams come true.

Nathan Redmond (left) displayed class and wisdom in the way he dealt with Pep Guardiola

Nathan Redmond (left) displayed class and wisdom in the way he dealt with Pep Guardiola

TIGER WOODS

He was always more driven than anyone else out there and it is desire alone that sees Woods back on the golf course in the Bahamas.

His first round of 69 was something to treasure and that is exactly how we should view it.

After the problems Woods has had with his body – and the procedures required just to get him back upright – this return to professional golf cannot last and surely will not last.

Tiger Woods was back on a golf course in the Bahamas and carded a beautiful first round of 69

Tiger Woods was back on a golf course in the Bahamas and carded a beautiful first round of 69

ASHES SPIN

Fair play to whoever it was at the ECB who briefly managed to convince some people that Ben Stokes was on his way to New Zealand to 'see family'.

Stokes, we should remember, was spotted at Heathrow without his new wife and with all his cricket

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