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Tottenham failed in a bid to sign Carlos Tevez in January, according to Harry Redknapp.

The Argentina striker was out of favour at Manchester City at the time after a massive falling out with manager Roberto Mancini who claimed at the time that Tevez would never play for the club again – as we all know that proved out to be a lie since he has recently been featuring for the moneybags side.

Redknapp wanted to take advantage of the situation and offer Tevez some football – but it’s the same old story, we can’t afford the wages.  That’s not to say that City would have allowed Tevez to join Spurs who at the time were still in the mix for the title.

“I said to the chairman ‘can you get me Carlos Tevez?’,” Redknapp said.

“Daniel made some enquiries, but it wasn’t doable. If he could have done it, he would have.

“He (Levy) would have loved Tevez, but it wasn’t possible because his wages are £200,000 a week. It’s not possible at Tottenham to buy him.

“He is a fantastic player. When he puts a shirt on he doesn’t stop running, working, he’s enthusiastic, he can play and he can score goals.”

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