Roman Pavlyuchenko has blasted manager Harry Redknapp, feeling his boss is making fun of him.
Pavlyuchenko has found playing time hard to come by this season and has struggled to find a reason why his move to Lokomotiv Moscow was blocked.
“Sometimes I have a feeling that Redknapp jeers at me. I told him that it cannot be this way anymore, since I wouldn’t help my team with sad thoughts in my mind.
“I need to play football, otherwise people will only have memories from the player Pavlyuchenko and they won’t need him anymore.
“I only think about my move from Tottenham. Lokomotiv made a really worthy offer and if I sit on the subs’ bench, they won’t offer the same sum in the summer.
“Redknapp is ready to let me go, but I still keep on watching our games from the bench.
“At the same time, I am convinced that the head coach doesn’t need my serivces, he doesn’t see me in his playing schemes. So why doesn’t he agree to sell me then?
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“By sitting on the bench I will lose my place in the most important team for me – in the national team. Alexandr Borodyuk called me and said that coaches still count on me, but it can’t last forever. Though I try to train in full measure.
“It’s hard to assess myself, however i give 100% during training as I understand that otherwise I would lose my place in football once and for all.
“But I don’t see any future for myself at Tottenham. it’s a really big club with super fans who like me. However, I think it’s an end of the story, not with the team but with the head coach.
“My agents and friends persuaded me to stay at the club half a year ago and told me that I would get a chance and Redknapp also said that I would play for sure.
“The result was I featured in six or seven games, having ten minutes of playing time. I am absolutely sure that will be repeated in the next three months.
“Just look at the situation. The head coach does not see the player in the team, while the player wants to leave. They have a worthy offer from the other club and at the same time nothing happens. I need to change the club, not only to play football, but for an emotional boost.”