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Ex-Spurs boss Redknapp: VAR is destroying EVERYTHING

Former Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has slammed the Premier League's use of VAR.

The VAR system was back in the spotlight again this weekend, notably in the Merseyside derby. Jordan Henderson's late 'winner' was ruled out after Sadio Mane was adjudged to be offside.

"For me it is destroying everything, all the excitement you get a goal, you're up, you're happy, suddenly uh oh, VAR and you've got to sit for a couple of minutes waiting for a decision," he told BBC Radio 5 Live.

"That last-minute goal of Henderson's, how can that be disallowed? What's it coming to? When they looked at it 100 times they still couldn't see if it was offside anyway.

"You're getting offsides when your arm or your hand is offside, it's just all gone pretty crazy I think at the moment.

"I'd rather see that instantaneous excitement that you get when a goal is scored. That's been taken away, it's such a shame."

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