"I thought he was fantastic again," Redknapp said.
"(Bremen winger Marko) Marin had him square around the box in the second half on the break at one point and I thought, 'We're in trouble here', but he shuffled him down the line, held him up and took it off him.
"It was a little bit reminiscent of Bobby (Moore) doing that to Jairzinho in the World Cup.
"He stayed on his feet and didn't go to ground. I made him captain again tonight and he responded to that, I think. He has been fantastic ever since he got here."