So in the end it will be Thursday night football for Tottenham next season. The Blues Champions League triumph in Munich last week guaranteed them a seat at Europe’s top table pushing Spurs into the Europa League despite their fourth placed finish. It’s another smack in the face for Harry Redknapp after missing out on the England job despite the media hyperbole that ultimately saw him to lose focus and allow their North London rivals to nip and steal third spot from under their noses. For Spurs missing out on the continents elite competition could hold grave consequences. Key players Luka Modric and Gareth Bale have talked openly admitted that they could leave White Hart Lane in the summer should the North London club fail to qualify for Champions League. Losing the duo would be a monumental blow whilst attracting top class replacements will also prove a formidable task for Redknapp. As massive summer awaits the 65-year-old who needs to be at his silver-tongued best to keep his squad together in the hope of mounting another challenge for the top-four next season.
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“It’s a difficult one. I’ve never said I want to leave the club, I’ve just said I want to play. As a forward you just want to get some sort of rhythm and a run in the team. That wasn’t the case towards the end of the season.
“I’m just going to see what happens. I’m going to concentrate on England and Euro 2012. The most important thing for me is scoring goals and that’s when I’m at my happiest.” Jermain Defoe hints that he could leave Tottenham in the summer after playing a bit part role at White Hart Lane this season