Harry Redknapp will continue to give his youngsters a chance for the reverse fixture against Rubin Kazan in Russia in two weeks’ time to keep the regulars fresh for the Barclays Premier League.
“We wanted to get the points tonight and really I can look to send the kids over there to play,” he told Channel 5.
“It’s a horrendous journey before you play on the Sunday. It’s not what you want. It will be a good experience for some of the young players to go and I can save the senior ones for the game on the Sunday.”
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