Redknapp lists three British stars he is most proud of working with

Harry Redknapp

Former Tottenham, Chelsea and Manchester United legends feature.

Speaking to FourFourTwo, QPR manager Harry Redknapp was asked which of the many players he has worked with fill him with the most pride given their accomplishments.

Redknapp responded with three of the biggest names Britain has produced in the last 15 years, starting with one special player from his time at Tottenham.

“Bale would be up there,” said the former Spurs boss. “He was struggling at Tottenham; there was that record where he hadn’t been on a winning team for something like 24 games. Then suddenly he took off, and he has become an amazing player, one of the top four in the world.

“I have an obvious pride in all the West Ham boys, seeing Rio Ferdinand coming out of Peckham and doing so well, and the best professional I have ever seen is Frank Lampard.”

Redknapp has always been a manager that is happy to return to players he has worked well in the past, so it was no surprise to see him go out of his way to bring Ferdinand to QPR this summer after the former Englad star was released by Manchester United.

His nephew Lampard ended up leaving London having turned out for both West Ham and Chelsea, heading to Manchester City on loan while he waits for New York City's debut MLS campaign to start.

But whether the 67-year-old will get another chance to coach Real Madrid star Bale again is even more unlikely, with the Welshman having moved for a world record £85 million fee last summer and likely having a decade of top level football left in him.

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