Redknapp backing Sir Alex to win the league as Spurs await Old Trafford test

25 April 2009 10:35
Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp believes Sir Alex Ferguson's rivalry with Liverpool and Rafael Benitez is driving Manchester United to another Barclays Premier League title.

United hold the advantage over Benitez's men going into the final part of the campaign and Redknapp feels they will lift the trophy, even if his Spurs team win at Old Trafford tonight.

Redknapp is an old friend of Ferguson's and knows the United boss wants to wineverything on offer - but he also sees Benitez and Liverpool providing motivation.

Spurs boss Harry Redknapp is backing Manchester to win the Premier League title as his side prepare to play Sir Alex Ferguson's side on Saturday

'I think he would be gutted not to win it, especially with the rivalry with Liverpool and Benitez,' Redknapp said. "They're red-hot favourites and I can't see them throwing it away.

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