Redknapp: Something WILL happen with Spurs, but they don't have crown jewels

Bale In Net

Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder has claimed that Daniel Levy cannot help himself when the transfer window comes around.

'Daniel Levy, I'm sure… he can't help himself, he'll be on his phone, it'll be impossible for him not to get involved,' proclaimed Jamie Redknapp, 40, when speaking to the Sky Sports News crew today, Friday - deadline day.

In reports from today alone, Tottenham Hotspur are speculated to be one of the more active clubs in the market, with Goal claiming Lewis Holtby could be set to join Fulham while The Sun have opined that Andros Townsend could be the latest acquisition at Manchester United.

Heading the other way could be Portuguese trickster Nani on loan, according to Metro, while the Daily Telegraph believe Dimitar Berbatov could secure a sensational return to White Hart Lane.

It is unclear whether Redknapp had these deals in mind when asserting that Spurs chairman Levy would be busy making inquiries, yet mentioned that there is one asset the businessman lacks: 'This year he hasn't got the crown jewels with Gareth Bale.'

He added: 'Something will happen; he doesn't normally disappoint us. [Rafael] Van der Vaart was a crazy but a good signing though which, be fair to Daniel, he got it across the line. He's a great businessman, I think it was for £8m, and he made a huge impact.

'Obviously Tim [Sherwood] is new to this, but he's done a good job so far. It can change. You can get beat heavily by Manchester City and then reassess whether you need another player.'

Tottenham had a total spend in the last window of £105m, however, this was all offset by the cumulative sales of world record breaking transfer Gareth Bale (£86m) and other stars such as Steven Caulker, Clint Dempsey and Tom Huddlestone as well as others, for £115.7m.

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