The player is not being considered for Sunday's home match against Tottenham.
But Redknapp said: "Let's hope people give him an opportunity now just to move on and get on with his life.
"Show me someone that hasn't made a mistake in their life and I will show you a liar.
"Everybody makes mistakes - much bigger mistakes than he's made. There are people playing football that have made massive mistakes in their lives and they're back playing football.
"The kid has made a mistake. Let's forget that now and move on and give the boy a chance. He is a good player and a good person."