Harry Redknapp will not stand in the way of Gareth Bale’s participation in the Olympics.
Stuart Pearce has been appointed as the head coach of the Team GB side and has made it clear that, despite opposition from the Welsh, Scottish and Northern Irish Football Associations, he wants to be able to pick a squad that includes representatives from all four nations.
Bale himself revealed this summer that he was keen to play at London 2012, despite opposition from the Welsh FA,.
“If that’s what he wants then I wouldn’t stop him playing,” Redknapp said.
“I think it’s a great honour for anyone to play in an Olympic Games. It must be fantastic, something to look back on for years to come.
“To play in the Olympic Games in England, I think it would be a great honour for any player. I certainly wouldn’t stop anyone going.”
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