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Tottenham Target Top Notch Pair With £50m Transfer Warchest Handed to Redknapp to Fend Off England Interest

by The Newshound


White Hart Lane side target Ligue 1 based duo.

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Tottenham are set to offer Harry Redknapp a new four-year deal and a £50million war chest in a bid to fend off England.
Despite their interest in Redknapp, the Football Association have failed to make contact with the 65-year-old over the vacant managerial position.

Tottenham, who have dropped out of the race for the Barclays Premier League title following back-to-back defeats to Arsenal and Manchester United, are frustrated with the FA over their lack of movement.
And Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is understood to be placing pressure on Redknapp to commit to White Hart Lane.

Marseille striker Loic Remy and Lille winger Eden Hazard are top of Redknapp’s wishlist, with both players open to the idea of a move to the Premier League in the summer.

SOURCE: Daily Mail

White Hart Lane chairman Daniel Levy is clearly keen to keep Harry Redknapp from leaving Tottenham and is happy to hand him a significant transfer war-chest to ward off interest from the FA as they look to appoint a new England boss in the coming weeks or months.

Tottenham may have slumped to back to back defeats against Arsenal and Man United but the North London club are still doing marvelously well and looking good to secure a Champions League spot for next term. Perhaps more important that funds for new additions is Redknapp’s keenness to keep his top performers from the clutches of prospective suitors.

The likes of Luka Modric and Gareth Bale are sure to be big targets this summer, despite the Tottenham’s ikely top four finish and Redknapp will want to see Levy show a similar stance as he did to Chelsea’s interest in the club’s Croatian schemer last summer, helping to show that Spurs are not a ‘selling’ club.

Eden Hazard is likely to leave Lille this summer and would be quite a capture and the young playmaker would be a top notch addition but perhaps Tottenham are more in need of further striking options.

Currently Redknapp depends chiefly on loanees Emmanuel Adebayor and Louis Saha as his first choice striking options with Jermain Defoe as back-up, therefore a move for Loic Remy would be a wise one and given that Marseille are unlikely to secure European qualification for next term, the French international would probably be tempted by a move to the Premier League high-flyers.

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