Tottenham boss Redknapp says Van der Vaart has nothing to prove to Real Madrid

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp says Rafael van der Vaart has nothing to prove to Champions League opponents Real Madrid.

The Dutchman made 58 La Liga appearances for Real in a largely unhappy two-year spell at the club, but Tottenham boss Redknapp insists his star forward has nothing to prove to his former employers.

"Rafa is a top player and I'm sure he is looking forward to going back there and playing," Redknapp said.

"He doesn't have a point to prove to them. He has been great value and he certainly has been a good buy, there's no doubt about that. He is a top player and we will need his experience and fantastic ability in Madrid."

 
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