Redknapp hoping for Pavlyuchenko stay

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Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp hopes he can keep hold of Roman Pavlyuchenko during the January transfer window, following the striker's match winning display against Sunderland.

The Russian netted the only goal in Spurs' victory at White Hart Lane on Sunday but, if reports are to be believed, his days with the club could be numbered.

Pavlyuchenko has made only three substitute appearances in the Barclays Premier League this season, and is behind the likes of Jermain Defoe and Emmanuel Adebayor in Redknapp's selection order.

The Spurs boss is, however, keen to retain the services of the 30-year-old, although a winter exit could seemingly be on the cards.

"He's a fantastic player. He's got real talent. He's got great ability, I think. He's got a good left foot, a good right foot and is a great finisher," Redknapp told Sky Sports.

"He's top drawer, but he's just been unlucky. He didn't start the season great. He hasn't really shown the form that he's capable of so he's slipped down the pecking order a bit.

"It's difficult. Some people are going to be upset they're not in the team.

"I want to keep all four (strikers). You need them all."

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