Harry Redknapp responds when asked: Can Tottenham Hotspur beat Real Madrid next month?

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenha Hotspur  gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Hull City and Tottenham Hotspur at the KC Stadium on May 21, 2017 in...

Tottenham Hotspur are due to travel to the Bernabeu to take on Real Madrid in October.

Harry Redknapp, Manager of Birmingham City looks on after the Carabao Cup Second Round match between Birmingham City and AFC Bournemouth at St Andrews (stadium) on August 22, 2017 in...

Harry Redknapp has admitted to BT Sport that Tottenham Hotspur’s next Champions League match against Real Madrid is a ‘bonus game’.

Spurs travel to the Bernabeu next month with the pressure off, as they will not be expected to pick up any points from the contest.

However, Tottenham’s strong start to their Champions League campaign, means that even if Mauricio Pochettino’s lose they will still be in a commanding position.

And Redknapp has claimed that any result other than a defeat, would have to be celebrated by Spurs.

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenha Hotspur  gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Hull City and Tottenham Hotspur at the KC Stadium on May 21, 2017 in...

“It’s a bonus game for them,” Redknapp said, when asked if he believed Spurs could topple Madrid. “If they can go and get a draw, it’s a great result.”

Tottenham have won their opening two Champions League matches this term, and look to be in a great position to quality.

Spurs beat Borussia Dortmund in their first European match of the season, and then ran out 3-0 winners over APOEL last night.

Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates as he scores their fifth goal and completes his hat trick during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur at The...

Tottenham were not at their best in Cyprus, but a hat-trick from Harry Kane provided his side with a comfortable victory.

As things stand, Spurs and Madrid have both taken maximum points to date - while APOEL and Dortmund are yet to get off the mark.

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