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Redknapp Spurs quit rumours linked with Portsmouth takeover

The quit rumours surrounding Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp have been linked with a buyout of Portsmouth.

Redknapp was furious yesterday after odds with bookies plunged on him leaving Spurs.

The Tottenham manager has also been linked with a buyout of his old club Portsmouth along with racehorse tycoon Michael Tabor.

Bookies were spinning after speculation Redknapp was leaving Spurs less than 12 months into his £3million-a-year three-year deal.

Tottenham chiefs were quick to snuff out the rumours but declined to go on record to 'dignify' the outrageous claims.

Redknapp said: "Someone, somewhere has started a rumour. Someone has rung a bookie and tried to have a bet.

"I don't think it's jealousy. I think someone, somewhere has heard a rumour that Harry's not happy, but I don't know.

"All managers have had rumours at different times about leaving, or a bookmaker is trying to get some publicity. Someone rung up the other day and said I was getting a group of investors to buy Portsmouth. I told them, 'I don't know what you're talking about'.

"But that's the type of rumour that happens. 'Oh, Harry's got involved with Michael Tabor or somebody'.

"I said it's rubbish, Michael's not buying Pompey and I'm not going anywhere."

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