Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp admits he has spoken to England midfielder Joe Cole and insists there is “a very good chance” of bringing his former West Ham protege to White Hart Lane after he was released by Chelsea.
The England international is ready to sort out his future after featuring in England’s World Cup campaign in South Africa.
However, Spurs could face competition from Roy Hodgson’s Liverpool, who are looking for a replacement following Yossi Benayoun’s move to Chelsea.
“You know he’s got lots of options, I think quite a few clubs want him,” said Redknapp.
“I had a great relationship with him as a kid; I signed him when he was 11 years of age.
“As I said before he lived for football, he was the best schoolboy footballer I have ever seen without a doubt.
“He has still got that enthusiasm I think, but whether there is a chance of getting him, I feel there is a chance.
“I don’t think it will be easy, but I think we have got as good a chance as anybody.”
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