Jamie Redknapp reveals Harry’s big regret at Tottenham over failed transfer

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Jamie Redknapp

Harry Rednapp helped to turn around Tottenham Hotspur’s fortunes when he joined the North London club in 2008.

Juande Ramos was given his marching orders by Daniel Levy following the club’s worst ever start to a season (Telegraph).

Redknapp took Tottenham from battling against relegation to a memorable first campaign in the Champion League during his almost four years in charge.

His son, Jamie, who also turned out for Tottenham during his playing career admitted that his father regrets being unable to have brought Gary Cahill to White Hart Lane.

Cahill was on Tottenham’s radar during his time at Bolton Wanderers after impressing against Redknapp’s side during the 2010-11 Premier League campaign.

The central defender was instead snapped up by London rivals Chelsea in a £7million transfer in January 2012 following a delay over agreeing personal terms (BBC).

in an interview between Jamie Redknapp and Cahill for the Daily Mail, Jamie revealed his father’s regret to the England international who went on to have a successful career at Stamford Bridge having made 290 appearances in all competitions (transfermarkt) before joining Crystal Palace last summer.

Redknapp said: “I went to one of those games against Tottenham [for Bolton] and I remember my dad saying afterwards: ‘I’ve got to sign him, he’s different class.’ Then you went to Chelsea,

He added: “I know for a fact one of my dad’s big regrets is missing out on you.”

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