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HATCHET MAN: Harry must scrap Cisse swoop as Tottenham boss draws up his summer hitlist
Published : 27 Apr 2009 09:32:37
Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp will be linked with a lot of new strikers before the summer transfer window is over but it will really be something if he is connected to a worse player than Sunderland's Djibril Cisse. As Spurs search for a new goalscorer to spruce up their attack the Frenchman is likely to be looking for a new club, but the idea of a marriage of convenience should stop there. Wrong choice: Djibril Cisse is not what Tottenham need Cisse is one of the players little Englanders could easily be are talking about when they complain about the foreign invasion. He has added very little but has cost a lot of money (to Liverpool first and then on loan at the Stadium of Light). More from Hatchet Man... HATCHET MAN: Expect the worst as Chelsea deploy Bosingwa to shackle Messi27/04/09 HATCHET MAN: Rooney's rejection is a joke, especially when Anelka nicks his PFA place27/04/09 HATCHET MAN: Villa boss O'Neill misses the target with his friendly fire27/04/09 HATCHET MAN: When Clegg met Keano: I can Truly Seymour Foggy times ahead when the summer whine starts at Portman Road24/04/09 HATCHET MAN: The best league in the world? Not if the likes of Robinho can end up its top scorer24/04/09 HATCHET MAN: Welcome to Oil Drum Lane, new home of Tottenham Hotspur FC - that'll step on a few toes24/04/09 HATCHET MAN: Rafa's facts are fiction - 'Better than United' Liverpool will win nothing this season - as usual24/04/09 HATCHET MAN: FIFA chief Sepp Blatter deserves a dressing down23/04/09 VIEW FULL ARCHIVE And when you combine him up front with Kenwyne Jones, who Redknapp was also linked with in January by the way, it is not hard to see a major reason for Sunderland's struggle. If the Premier League table was based on goals scored they would be bottom three by now, rather than teetering on the edge above the relegation zone. Neither of Sunderland's strikers looked interested against West Bromwich Albion, a game they lost 3-0 on Saturday, even though they both started it on a run of just one goal in eight matches and that shows the sort of character a manager could do without. One or both could be up for grabs in the summer and managers always seem to think they can get the best out of under-performing players like them, but unless they have money to burn Harry and co should steer well clear.