QPR boss Harry Redknapp is chasing Tottenham defender Michael Dawson.

The Sunday Mirror says Redknapp has shown a strong interest in Dawson, who has spent much of the first half of the season on the Tottenham substitutes' bench.

Dawson will have talks about his future with ­Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas, who recently he claimed he wanted to keep the former England international.

Sunderland are also ­interested in Dawson.