Harry Redknapp labelled claims he has resigned as Tottenham boss as “scandalous”.
Rumours have been awash on the internet that Redknapp was set to depart Spurs with a year left on his contract. Redknapp has said that it’s up to Daniel Levy to offer him a new contract if they think he deserves to remain at the helm.
Redknapp has already highlighted the fact that some Spurs players may become unsettled knowing that their boss only has a year to run on his deal. He has also claimed that he will not resign from his post – which is very reassuring that he is not prepared to walk away.
He told ESPN: “No, I haven’t resigned, and I have no idea why it is being suggested that I have resigned.
“This is an outrage; an absolute liberty for people to be putting around this kind of rumour on the internet.
“It is not true, there is not a chance I will resign. Why should I?
“I have a year left on my contract.”
“The simple situation is, I’ve got a year left on my contract. It’s up to Tottenham whether they want to extend that contract or not,” he said.
“If they don’t extend it and I go into my last year, it’s not an easy one when players know you’ve only got a year left.
“It’s not a case of me looking for security. What it’s about is players knowing you’ve only got one year left on your contract and knowing that it doesn’t work, basically.
“I think it’s a situation of, ‘well, he might not be here next year’.
“You don’t let players run into the last year of their contract if you think they’re any good, and you don’t let managers run into the last year of their contract if you think they’re any good.
“It’s up to Tottenham. If they think I’m okay and I’ve done a decent job and deserve an extension, they’ll give it to me.
“If Daniel doesn’t think I’m worth it, that’s up to him, that’s up to the club. There’s nothing I can do about it.”
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