Date: 18th December 2007 at 12:36pm
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Harry Redknapp looks like he is going to work the transfer market like he does best after he told The News that something will come up for Pompey in the transfer window and he is not panicking: ‘Something always comes up, so I won’t panic. We’ll keep looking and see what we can come up with.

‘I’m sure there are one or two out there somewhere.

‘I’m making lots of enquiries about who might be available.

‘We’ll be looking home or abroad and it might be a case of getting a loan with a view to a permanent deal.

This is more like it isn’t it, this is what we want to hear from Redknapp not the constant ‘I only have 14 players, I cannot buy anyone as I have no money’ and so on… although most of us feel this is all a ‘smokescreen’ anyway.

Whilst the vast majority of us do believe that he – and the club – are playing down the transfer situation and the amount of funds that will be available, as we would be very surprised not to see money spent next month it clearly will not be anywhere near the amount we spent during the summer, but my thinking is it could lay the foundations for similar spending next summer with loans players arriving with permanent deals lined up.

Redknapp always works his magic in the transfer window, he will no doubt do it again during next month – and I feel sure we will get the extra quality in that we need to push on from our fantastic start this season so we do not become ‘second half of the season chokers’ as one delightful Spurs fan had labelled us several times, with his many recent ‘words of wisdom’ – he knows who he is…

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