Tottenham boss Redknapp: I wanted to buy Eto’o for West Ham

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp says his defence faces a huge test against Inter Milan star Samuel Eto'o.

Eto'o is in explosive form, with 12 goals in all competitions.

"It will be a big game for the centre-backs," Redknapp said, with no little understatement. "Eto'o is in unbelievable form. When I was the West Ham manager I watched him about nine times playing for Real Mallorca, and I wanted to bring him to London. Wesley Sneijder is a problem in that hole, too. If he gets too much space, he will kill you."

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