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Tottenham boss Redknapp feels Arsenal, Man Utd benefiting from veteran comebacks

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp can't see a problem with the comeback of veteran stars in the Premier League.

Thierry Henry's return to action at Arsenal followed the shock decision by veteran midfielder Paul Scholes to come out of retirement and play for Manchester United in their FA Cup win at Manchester City.

Tottenham were unable to sort a deal to bring in former England captain David Beckham from Los Angeles Galaxy last season, after he had a spell training at their Essex base.

Redknapp believes the next generation can learn a lot from such model professionals.

"Manchester United have turned to Paul Scholes, Arsenal have turned to Thierry Henry. It's a bit scary when you look around and see they are still better than some of the younger players," the Tottenham manager said.

"Scholes comes out of retirement at 37, him and Ryan Giggs play in the midfield together at Manchester City, and can still be better than anybody else at Manchester United. It is amazing.

"There are still a lot of old ones about who can make the difference and people have to understand experience is something you cannot give to people."

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