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Redknapp demands Spurs whizkid Bostock buck up ideas

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has told John Bostock to buck up his ideas after returning from his loan at Brentford.

Bostock's attitude was questioned by Redknapp after Brentford decided not to extend his loan.

"He wasn't in the team, he was on the bench on Saturday and the Saturday before," said the Spurs manager of the 18-year-old signed from Crystal Palace in 2008.

"When they go on loan they have to get in the team. If they're not playing well enough then they don't play.

"I keep harping back to when I loaned out boys like Rio Ferdinand and Frank Lampard. I went to see Frank play for Swansea at the Vetch.

"Ankle-deep mud and he was fantastic. It didn't bother him, he adjusted. You have to adjust.

"You're looking for them to make a real impact. And when you get them back you think - stick him in the team."

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