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Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has no doubts over Robbie Keane's class and is certain he can bounce back from his midweek World Cup heartbreak.

Republic of Ireland captain Keane scored the goal against France that sent the qualifying play-off towards penalties before Thierry Henry's handball set up William Gallas who put Les Bleus through.

But Redknapp is confident Keane will perform against Wigan on Sunday, saying: "He'll pick himself up, he's a strong character."

He added: "Obviously it's a massive disappointment for him, captain of his country. Hopefully it's not, but it could be his last chance to get to the World Cup finals. But he'll came back strong, he's a great, bubbly character.

"He's been a great player for us, a terrific signing.

"Some people have criticised him and I hate that because he played a massive part in keeping us up last year. It's no coincidence we went on a great run when he arrived."

"I felt the atmosphere around the place changed when he came, because of the way he is, the bubbly character he is, he's infectious, and he's done great for us."

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