Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp has declared his admiration for Newcastle’s Demba Ba and says he wishes he had signed the striker last summer, according to ESPN.
“He’s done very well, he’s a good player,” said Redknapp. “Looking back, everyone should have taken him when he left West Ham, shouldn’t they? We’re all wise after the event, as usual.”
Rumours in the press have claimed that Redknapp wants to add Ba to his squad during the transfer window, and take advantage of a reported £7 million buyout clause, but the Spurs boss denies any knowledge of this.
“I keep hearing conflicting stories about how much the buyout clause is, one person says one figure, another says he can be bought for X amount. The only ones who know are Newcastle and Demba Ba,” he added.
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