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Redknapp careful with Spurs skipper King

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp says he'll be careful with the fitness of captain Ledley King.

Redknapp said: "I'll let him be the judge (of his fitness). If he plays Saturday to Saturday I'll be delighted.

"That's the priority, but not Saturday to midweek to Saturday. I wouldn't want to take the chance. He can play two games in four days but three games in a week is too much. The league would take preference, if it was a cup game midweek I would rest him.

"When he plays he's such a fantastic talent. He's a monster, strong, quick, powerful in the air. He's up there with Rio Ferdinand and John Terry.

"He's been unlucky with injury. It's difficult for the lad, he wants to train every day, he can't. He's a great lad and he's so important. When he plays he can make such a big difference. He's that good."

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