• Redknapp reveals why Wenger turned down Modric

    Redknapp reveals why Wenger turned down Modric

    Harry Redknapp says Arsene Wenger turned down the chance to sign Luka Modric because he was “not physically imposing enough”.

    Modric joined Spurs in summer 2008 for £16.5million, and became a fan favourite in his four years at the club.

    Juande Ramos was the manager who brought him to White Hart Lane, but Redknapp oversaw most of his spell in north London after becoming boss in October 2008.

    Modric made 159 appearances for Tottenham and impressed sufficiently to secure a move to Real […]

  • Jordon Ibe has ‘more natural ability than Raheem Sterling’ – Redknapp

    Jordon Ibe has ‘more natural ability than Raheem Sterling’ – Redknapp

    Jamie Redknapp has backed Jordon Ibe’s decision to quit Liverpool for Bournemouth and says the winger has more natural ability than Raheem Sterling.

    Ibe, 20, joined the Cherries in a £15 million club record deal, but former Liverpool and Bournemouth player Redknapp insists the England under-21 international’s value could double within two years.

    “I think it’s a great piece of business for Bournemouth,” Redknapp told the Bournemouth Echo. “Although it’s a lot of money, when you look at the current climate he […]