Harry Redknapp delivers Tottenham verdict following Manchester City victory
By Harvey Byrne
Harry Redknapp was full of praise for former club Tottenham after Sunday’s 2-0 victory over Manchester City.
The north London club managed to beat the league leaders at White Hart Lane, remaining unbeaten, while also ending City and Guardiola’s 100% league record.
An own goal from Aleksandar Kolarov, as well as a coolly dispatched Dele Alli finish ensured the three points for the home side.
Tottenham are now sat in second and a point behind City, and Redknapp, who managed Spurs for four years between 2008 and 2012 was full of praise for the “amazing” performance.
When asked whether Spurs were a title contending team, Redknapp replied “absolutely” while on Tuesday evening’s TalkSport Drive Time show.
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“I thought they were fantastic,” continued the manager on Sunday’s performance. “It was an amazing performance of energy, ability, their passing, their movement, when they won back possession. They were outstanding.
“There’s some great young players at Tottenham and they’re exciting to watch and they ran all over Man City.”
Mauricio Pochettino’s side finished in third place in the last campaign and ensured Tottenham competed in the Champions League for the first time since Redknapp’s reign during the 2010-11 season.
It was also Spurs’ highest ever league finish in the Premier League era, with the north London club last finishing third in the 1989-90 campaign.
Tottenham haven’t won the league title since the 1960-61 season, but with their current impressive start many are starting to believe they could soon be about to end their 55-year winless run.