Transfer talk

Redknapp ready to sell Pavlyuchenko

October 20, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff

Tottenham Hotspur boss Harry Redknapp could allow Roman Pavlyuchenko to leave the club when the transfer window reopens in January.

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GettyImagesRoman Pavlyuchenko has been limited to action in the Europa League

New signing Emmanuel Adebayor and Jermain Defoe are the first choice strikers, be it as a sole forward in front of Rafael van der Vaart or as a duo. That has limited Pavlyuchenko to just 18 minutes of Premier League football, in two substitute appearances, this term.

"If he wanted to go and it was a good offer, then we would look at that, for sure," Redknapp said. "He's not a player that I'm looking to move. I like him. He's a good person, good player. I hope he can have a good season.

"He has to work hard every game. He has to be more consistent. He didn't have a great pre-season. He hasn't shown enough this year to be in the team.

"He can score goals, and maybe if he goes on a run, gets an opportunity and score some goals for us ..."