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Redknapp: I could've won the league with Spurs

ESPN staff
June 14, 2012
Harry Redknapp thinks Tottenham could have gone on to win the Premier League © PA Photos

Harry Redknapp believes he could have gone on to win the Premier League with Tottenham within "the next year or two" had he not been relieved of his position as manager.

Speaking to reporters on Thursday morning the 65-year-old expressed his regret at having had to leave the north London outfit, and also put forth his belief that a domestic title could have been claimed had he remained at White Hart Lane.

"It is always disappointing, but that is football," Redknapp said of his exit.

"I leave behind some fantastic players. The only disappointment I have is that I think it was a team which could have gone on and eventually won the Premier League in the next year or two.

"I just wish I could have been able to see that through and be part of that because they have some fantastic players there."

Asked whether he believed his strong link to the England job, a role eventually offered to and taken up by Roy Hodgson, had any bearing on his fate Redknapp replied: "None at all, none whatsoever. I kept my counsel about that all through, and in the end England was nothing to do with it.

"It was just a decision the chairman and the owner decided to make and that's their right to do that, they own the club."

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