Tottenham players key to England’s World Cup hopes – Redknapp

Harry Redknapp believes the eight Tottenham players in the mix for Fabio Capello’s England squad can help the nation win the World Cup.

Harry Redknapp believes the eight Tottenham players in the mix for Fabio Capello’s England squad can help the nation win the World Cup.

The Spurs boss if of firm belief that most of his starting line-up will be on the plane to South Africa and would be delighted to see them help the Three Lions achieve glory at the sport’s biggest tournament.

"I honestly think Ledley King, Michael Dawson, Tom Huddlestone, Aaron Lennon, Peter Crouch, Jermain Defoe, David Bentley and Jermaine Jenas will be in Capello's first squad of 30,” Redknapp said.

"I'd love 2010 to go down as the year Tottenham won the World Cup with the amount of players they could supply for Fabio Capello's crack at the big one.

"I started with six England players when Tottenham clinched fourth place at Manchester City.

"I then brought on Bentley and I still had Jenas sitting on the bench, who has already played 21 times for his country.

"That would be by a long way the most players any single club will provide for Capello's search for the ultimate international honour."

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