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Spurs: Andre Villas Boas and Gareth Bale owe it all to Harry Redknapp?

by | 9th, February 2013

HOW much does Spurs wonderboyo Gareth Bale owe Harry Redknapp? Bale is having a fantastic season. He’s a match winner whose getting better. Redknapp didn’t sign him for Spurs from his old club Southampton (corrected). Martin Jol did. Adrian Durham tells Daily Mail readers:

“There are some Spurs fans who refuse to credit Harry Redknapp. Instead they point to Harry’s alleged wish to send Bale out on loan.”

Well, he did want to.

“After a serious ankle ligament injury, and then a knee operation, a loan spell would have made sense, but Harry was forced to put him in the first team when Benoit Assou-Ekotto suffered injury. Under Harry Redknapp, Gareth Bale became a star player dominating games in the Barclays Premier League and in Europe.”

Maybe Spurs fans don’t credit Redknapp because it was chance that saw Bale’s career salvaged at Spurs? The player was

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