Harry Redknapp says Tottenham could have signed reported Liverpool target Nathaniel Clyne

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The former Tottenham Hotspur boss addresses Nathaniel Clyne’s reported move from Southampton to Liverpool.

As Nathaniel Clyne’s Southampton exit edges closer - he is set to be unveiled by Liverpool tomorrow, according to the Daily Star - Harry Redknapp has taken to Kicca to give his take on the transfer.

The former Tottenham Hotspur manager, who is in favour of the move, has commented on the frequency on Southampton to Liverpool transfers, with Clyne set to be the fourth in just over a year following Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana and Dejan Lovren’s moves last summer.

Redknapp has also revealed that the England international right-back is another high-profile player who could have been signed during his time in charge at White Hart Lane.

“Nathaniel Clyne to Liverpool is a great move, although it seems Liverpool only seem to buy Southampton players now!” Redknapp wrote on Kicca.com.

“We could have had him at Spurs when he was at Palace. He took his game to another level at Southampton and I think that’s a great buy by Brendan.”

It follows Redknapp's earlier revelations, as reported by talkSPORT, that both Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois could have gone to Tottenham before their Chelsea moves.

Spurs fans have long wondered what might have been in Redknapp’s final season, when failure to invest in January saw the team fall away from the Champions League positions.

Many have suggested that quality additions rather than the free transfers of Louis Saha and Ryan Nelson could have facilitated a title challenge at The Lane.

It's a question that will go unanswered, but his Clyne revelation begs another question: just who wasn't close to signing for Tottenham during Redknapp's reign?

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