Redknapp expects Beckford 'gamble'

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Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp reckons Leeds striker Jermaine Beckford would be a "good gamble" for a Barclays Premier League side to take.

Beckford took his tally for the season to 24 with a brace against League One promotion rivals Colchester last weekend and, although the frontman may have withdrawn his transfer request, he is out of contract at the end of the season.

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Redknapp would not be surprised to see a club make their move in the summer for a striker who was linked with a string of clubs in January.


"He did well and would be a good gamble for someone in the Premier League, I am sure someone will take him," said the Spurs boss.

"He is a free at the end of the season, and someone has probably done a deal with him, rather than paying a couple of million for him now.

"They will wait and take him at the end of the season on a free."

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