Harry Redknapp has high praise for former Tottenham star Sandro

The former QPR boss is a huge fan of the Brazilian.

Former QPR and Tottenham Hotspur boss Harry Redknapp has been singing the praises today of Brazilian midfielder Sandro.

The former boss was speaking on Sky's Goals On Sunday programme this morning when he spoke about the player, stating:

“I still think they’ve got a good chance. Sandro coming back has been a big bonus. He was our biggest signing and we couldn’t get him on the pitch all year.

“When I had him at Tottenham he was a monster. He was one of the best defensive midfield players in the country. He’s fit and playing now which is a big bonus."

Redknapp is the man who signed Sandro and brought him to English football. He snapped him up in 2009 for a fee, reported by the BBC, to be in the region of around £8 million from Brazilian club Internacional.

For a time he really was an excellent player for Spurs, unfortunately however his career has been blighted by injuries. He has suffered two nasty knee injuries in recent times, but his Tottenham career seemed to unravel when Tim Sherwood took the reins.

Redknapp however gave him a second chance by snapping him up for QPR in the summer, where again knee trouble has caused him to miss much of the season so far.

Now Redknapp is gone Sandro might have been concerned about his future at QPR. But it seems he remains a feature in Chris Ramsey's plans for survival.

He played superb against Chelsea today, until he ran out of steam late on.

After defeat today relegation looks to be growing increasingly likely. But if they do stay up. you can bet Sandro would have played a big part.

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