"Well, Tony'll be disappointed, won't he?" mused Redknapp. "He's boring, boring Arsenal."
The Pompey manager was once a winger, reared at West Ham under Ron Greenwood, where entertainment came first and success did not always follow.
Adams, of course, was the defensive kingpin in George Graham's Arsenal, who wore a clean sheet like a badge of honour.
"Wow, what a team: Gento, Di Stefano, Puskas...Sean Davis, Muntari."