How can I fit O'Hara into my Wembley team? Harry faces final dilemma

27 February 2009 03:45
Harry Redknapp has selection dilemmas ahead of the Carling Cup final after Jamie O'Hara forced himself into the Tottenham

manager's plans last night.

In with a shout: Jamie O'Hara (left) shone against Shakhtar Donetsk and could feature in the Carling Cup Final squad

O'Hara, returning from a hip injury, put in a box-to-box performance against Shakhtar Donetsk as Spurs drew 1-1 at White Hart Lane and went out of the UEFA Cup 3-1 on aggregate.

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After being reduced to tears by being left out of last season's cup-final squad, O'Hara will compete with David Bentley for a place in midfield against Manchester United

on Sunday if there is no reaction to his injury.

'Jamie has been unlucky - he's had an injury or he would have been in my team,' Redknapp said.

'He was top class against Shakhtar. He can play wide or inside and he is in my plans. He is a fantastic boy as well, you'd have him in your side any day of the week.'

O'Hara himself said: 'We were disappointed that we didn't come away with the win. At half-time we thought we could score two or three and not even take it to extra-time.

'e had great chances in the first half, we did fantastically. We created a lot of chances and were just unlucky.'


Source: Daily_Mail

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