Date: 16th May 2008 at 12:25pm
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Sacha Gaydamak has branded Harry Redknapp a ‘genius’ when speaking to the Daily Mail today.

Redknapp has again committed his future to the club and Gaydamak sees him as the perfect man to carry on taking us forward: ‘Mr Redknapp is the dream manager for this club. We could not have a better manager.

‘I am convinced Harry is the perfect man for this club and that we can go forward together.’

Asked if he could see Portsmouth without Redknapp post the FA Cup final, he replied: ‘No. I have spoken with Harry.

‘It has been a most difficult time for him and his family but he is committed and dedicated to Portsmouth. He proved that when he could have gone to Newcastle.

‘Portsmouth were very close to relegation when I took over. Mr Redknapp saved the club and then made us an attractive club for players to come to; players of the stature of David James and Sol Campbell. It was genius, Harry’s genius, to attract those players.’

You will not hear me arguing against this as I am – despite things that he does that can wind me up – a very big Redknapp fan, so I too believe that he can carry on moving us forward, and as much as he might play this down in public I am convinced that in private he knows this too!

Winning the cup tomorrow would be a very good starting point, well not really starting point, as we have already gone past this, it would hopefully be a starting point for even bigger and better things…

PLAY UP POMPEY!

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