Harry Redknapp claims that nobody at Tottenham is discussing the Champions League.
The Spurs boss and his players will watch video footage of Manchester City and work out the best way to get a positive result at Eastlands.
“If we can get in the Champions League next year, it would be great for us,” he said. “But if I start thinking about ‘Oh I am going to make it’ and then you don’t make it, you will commit suicide in this game.
“You can’t get ahead of yourself. I can’t get too up before it happens. Or too low if it does not happen. We have a tough game and need to try and get a result there.
“No one is walking around here thinking ‘Cor, we can get in the Champions League’ – it has never been mentioned. I have not even spoken to the players about it. We will look at some video of Man City and do our best to win the game.
“We have exceeded expectations definitely. When I took over here I discussed targets with the chairman, it wasn’t European football, it was to make sure we did not get relegated.
“We were bottom of the league and chairman Daniel Levy had not slept for a couple of weeks so I helped him sleep by getting us out of trouble.
“I didn’t come here saying ‘I’ll get you into the Champions League, Daniel’.
“But he’s sleeping well now, especially with the chance of getting into the Champions League.”
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