Harry on the future on Bentley and Keane at Spurs


Harry Redknapp has confirmed that David Bentley and Robbie Keane can leave the club during the January transfer window.

Redknapp would accept a loan deal for Bentley but he believes Keane needs a permanent move, having joined Celtic on a short-term arrangement last season.

“David wants to go out on loan or move permanently,” said Redknapp.

“He has had a long spell of not playing. He is a great talent in my opinion but it is hard for him.

“David is a lad who finds it hard to motivate himself sometimes when he is out of the side. He has been unlucky. Aaron Lennon has been in great form.

“David needs to get out and play somewhere for his own career. It is a waste of his talent that he is not playing.

“Robbie is the same. He needs to play. He can play at the top level. A loan wouldn’t be an option for Robbie now, it would need to be a permanent move.

“If they are happy to stay here then I am happy to keep them but I just get the feeling with those two lads especially that they want to get out and play some football.”

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