Tottenham Hotspur boss Harry Redknapp praises Ledley King after 2-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers

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Tottenham Hotspur boss Harry Redknapp praises after 2-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers

Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp praised defender Ledley King for having a positive influence on the squad. He claimed the 30-year-old
The England international missed out most of last season due to a knee injury, going to make just nine appearances in all competitions. However, he underwent surgery over the summer and has returned for Tottenham Hotspur after recovering.
Redknapp revealed he was impressed with King’s contribution last week, with the Spurs securing a 2-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday. The win comes at a crucial time, with Tottenham Hotspur having had a terrible start to the season.
The English manager was certain the defender would play a bigger role for the London side this season, having displayed just what he was capable of against With injury problems having struck Tottenham Hotspur early on in the season, King was calm
as he contributed to keeping a clean-sheet for his side.
Redknapp said while speaking to reporters:
“Ledley is an amazing player. He only ever trains for a few minutes the day before a game.
It will take all week now for his knee to go down and then we will try and get him on the park next Sunday (against but he is one of the best centre-halfs you will ever see.”
King is towards the end of his career, with his chronic knee condition allowing him to make a few appearances each season. Redknapp said he was hopeful King would be fit to feature against Liverpool on Sunday because of the effect he had on the rest of the
His return to the squad saw Tottenham Hotspur winning their first game of the season and Redknapp insisted it was not a coincidence. It was for this reason that the Spurs boss wanted the defender to feature against Liverpool at White Hart Lane over the weekend.
Redknapp continued:
“It is no coincidence that he comes back into the side and we win 2-0. I brought him back at Liverpool at the end of last season and we also won 2-0 there.
He is different class, he gives an air of confidence, he knows what he is doing.”
Redknapp said the defender did not make rash last minute tackles and remained calm and in control during a match, which made him like Bobby Moore and Alan Hansen. He said he was amongst the few players who knew what they were doing and felt he had a big
role to play in their win over Wolves.



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