Tottenham boss not frightened of Euro champs Inter Milan

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp is not running scared after being drawn in the same group as defending champions Inter Milan in the Champions League.
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Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp is not running scared after being drawn in the same group as defending champions Inter Milan in the Champions League.

Spurs won through to the group stage of Europe’s premier club competition with a 4-0 (6-3 on aggregate) home win over Swiss club Young Boys on Wednesday night and will now face Inter, German outfit Werder Bremen and Holland’s FC Twente in the initial phase.

But Redknapp put on a positive front when quizzed about the daunting task of facing the European champions.

"Are we worried about taking on Inter? Am I worried about going to the San Siro Stadium? Do my players think they are inferior?” he said.

"No, no and no again. We will treat every team with respect, as no one gets into this competition unless they are a top, top outfit.

"But on our day, we are capable of beating anyone.

"I won't be changing just because we are in the Champions League.

"We will have a go at teams, especially at home, because that is how we are - an attacking side who play an open game.

"It's fantastic. When I came here to White Hart Lane the dream was to get into the group stages and we've achieved that.

"Everyone is looking forward to going to Inter, Bremen and Twente.

"We haven't made many changes to the squad here and we don't need to.

"I think eight of the players who are in the team were here when I took charge. Tottenham can give anybody a game."

Tottenham’s first group stage match is against Werder Bremen at Weserstadion on Tuesday, September 14.

 
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