Redknapp denies England claims

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has rejected claims that he has spoken with the FA in regards to taking over as England manager after Euro 2012, but has admitted it would be a hard job to turn down.

With Fabio Capello’s contract expiring after the tournament, speculation has circled over the next potential national coach, with the Spurs man one of the favourites.

Despite this, Redknapp has confirmed that no progression on his future has been made.

“Until I get offered the job I wouldn’t have a decision to make, but at the moment I haven’t spoken to anybody about being England manager,” he told the London Evening Standard.

“I want to see England do well, I want Capello to get them to the Euros and I want them to win it. And if they win it under Capello, I definitely won’t get it.

“I’m not pushing myself for the job – but whoever gets offered the job, if they’re an Englishman, it would be hard to say “No” because it’s your country,” he continued.

Redknapp has had a successful time at White Hart Lane, that has included leading the London outfit to the Champions League for the first time, and is focussed on his current role.

“I love doing what I’m doing. I enjoy my job at Tottenham. I’m lucky to be managing a top club, a great club, and I love it,” he concluded.

Tottenham will field a scratch side against PAOK in Greece on Thursday night, before hosting Liverpool at home in the Premier League on Sunday.
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