He hopes to bring in up to five players with Prem experience as early as possible in next month’s window.
Redknapp said: “We are still in touching distance. We are not out of it. I have got some players in mind but I’ve got to try to persuade them to come here.
“They have got to take a gamble like I did coming here. We will have to pay big wages if we are going to get some good players, that is for sure.
“If he gives you value for money, you don’t mind.
“It is when you don’t get value for money you get upset about it.”