Redknapp: There's no chance I'd resign

BY foxsports • June 13, 2012

Harry Redknapp will meet with Daniel Levy today to discuss his future as Tottenham manager, according to reports.

Redknapp has a year left to run on his current deal and has recently voiced his concern that he has not been able to pen a longer-term contract.

Reports this morning claim Redknapp will meet Levy to discuss whether he still has the full backing of the Spurs hierarchy.

The former Portsmouth boss last night denied he had resigned, telling ESPN: "No, I haven't resigned, and I have no idea why it is being suggested that I have resigned.

"This is an outrage; an absolute liberty for people to be putting around this kind of rumour on the internet.

"It is not true, there is not a chance I will resign. Why should I?

"I have a year left on my contract."

Earlier this week Redknapp denied suggestions he was being courted by a club in Qatar after telling Tottenham to speed up negotiations to keep him at White Hart Lane.

"The simple situation is, I've got a year left on my contract. It's up to Tottenham whether they want to extend that contract or not," he said.

"If they don't extend it and I go into my last year, it's not an easy one when players know you've only got a year left.

"It's not a case of me looking for security. What it's about is players knowing you've only got one year left on your contract and knowing that it doesn't work, basically.

"I think it's a situation of, 'well, he might not be here next year'.

"You don't let players run into the last year of their contract if you think they're any good, and you don't let managers run into the last year of their contract if you think they're any good.

"It's up to Tottenham. If they think I'm okay and I've done a decent job and deserve an extension, they'll give it to me.

"If Daniel doesn't think I'm worth it, that's up to him, that's up to the club. There's nothing I can do about it."

Redknapp guided Spurs to a fourth-placed finish in the Premier League last term, but a late-season slump saw them miss out on third place and ultimately, after Chelsea's victory over Bayern Munich, on Champions League football.


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