Book wrote in the Daily Star Sunday: "City's title win left me on a high â€“ but I was on a low about Harry ÂRedknappâ€™s failure to get the England job.
"Iâ€™m a fan of Harry because of the way he gets his teams playing football. He would have been perfect for the job.
"But thereâ€™s no doubt England will be well organised and hard to beat under Roy Hodgson.
"Roy is a real organiser and England will get stronger under his leadership.
"Yes, England are definitely in safe hands. I just wish they were Harryâ€™s."