Poch hails I’m A Celeb winner Redknapp and jokes Spurs have finally won trophy

first_imgMAURICIO POCHETTINO has congratulated Harry Redknapp for being crowned King of the Jungle – and claimed his victory as silverware for Tottenham.Redknapp has become a nationwide hit after making a huge impact on I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here.2 Harry Redknapp was crowned King of the Jungle – a trophy Mauricio Pochettino claimed for TottenhamCredit: Rex FeaturesThe 71-year-old former Spurs manager won the ITV reality show on Sunday night on the back of his impressive showing in Australia.And though he knew little about what happened Down Under, Redknapp’s triumph was more than enough for Pochettino to claim the end of Tottenham’s decade-long wait for silverware.Spurs boss Pochettino said: “He won? Congratulations to Harry.”One trophy for us. At least.”2 Mauricio Pochettino says Redknapp winning I’m A Celeb can go down as a trophy for SpursCredit: AP:Associated PressPochettino’s failure to lead Spurs to any silverware during his time with the club has seen much scrutiny put on his players and his leadership.For all their impressive performances, nurturing a young squad on to become one of the best in England, there is nothing to show for it.The last time Tottenham tasted victory in a major competition came in 2008 when they won the League Cup.Pressure has been growing on the club to win something given the riches of talent they currently have in the squad.BRO MESSAGEBobby Charlton’s touching tribute to Jack revealed as he misses funeral serviceFRESH OUTFITMicah Richards pokes fun at Roy Keane backstage at Sky Sports studiosFALL OF TROYDeeney calls Sky reporter ‘cheeky b******’ after he asks about retirementSHOTS FIREDDenis Irwin’s son trolls Liverpool fans with savage Steven Gerrard tweetPicturedC’MON THE LADSRamos’ becomes dad again as wife gives birth to FOURTH son Maximo AdrianoVideoROY MEANKeane says ‘that’s why they never win anything’ as Villa celebrate staying upPicturedHARRY’S HEROES Kane says goodbye to Tottenham team-mates Vertonghen and VormRED LETTER DAYKeane and Neville urge Man Utd to invest big after securing Champions LeagueLive BlogUNITED LATESTMan Utd transfer news LIVE: All the gossip and updates from Old TraffordGREAT SCENERonnie Whelan celebrates with grandson as Liverpool lift Premier League trophyAnd only when they do manage to make that step will they be able to silence the critics who believe Spurs lack the killer instinct needed for success.But Pochettino can at least see the funny side of the situation – though clubs like West Ham and Portsmouth may also view Redknapp’s success as down to them.Harry Redknapp says his ‘scrubbed up’ I’m A Celebrity pal Emily Atack ‘looks very useful’ as he’s asked about her chances with son Jamie but when he saw her in the jungle he thought ‘you haven’t got a prayer!’last_img

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