Redknapp tips Tottenham to muscle in on Premier League Big Four next term

27 April 2009 11:22
Harry Redknapp fears Tottenham will struggle to qualify for Europe after defeat at Manchester United - but the boss already has his sights set higher for next season.

Spurs lead 2-0 at Old Trafford on Saturday before the champions hit back in the second half - starting with a controversial penalty award - to win 5-2.

Midfielder Jermaine Jenas feels they can still claim seventh and a place in the Europa League, but Redknapp has instead targetted a top four finish next time out.

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'I'd like to think that we will be pushing the top four, with Aston Villa and Everton, next year,' the former Portsmouth boss told London's Evening Standard.

'It's about time somebody broke into it. We just need one or two players in to improve us and if I get those in, then we will be strong next year.'

Tottenham seem to be perenially linked with deposing Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea or Liverpool but have failed to better fifth in the Premier League era.

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Source: Daily_Mail

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