Harry keen on Sherwood

Redknapp eager to bring in English coaches

Sherwood: Offered role

Sherwood: Offered role

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Harry Redknapp wants to assemble a group of young English coaches to work alongside him at Tottenham.

Redknapp, who replaced Juande Ramos at White Hart Lane last weekend, is keen to bring in former Tottenham striker Les Ferdinand.

He has also spoken to Tim Sherwood, who spent four years with the club as a player from 1999 to 2003.

Sherwood came to Tottenham's training ground on Friday and Redknapp has offered him a position in his backroom team.

"I'd like to get Tim involved. I think it is about time we got some of these younger lads involved," Redknapp said on Sky Sports News.

"People like him and Les Ferdinand have got a lot to offer, so if he fancies it, I'd love to have in a couple of days a week.

"He just popped in to watch the training. He's got a terrific football brain and I'd like to tap into that, get him on the coaching ladder.

"We have to get some English coaches in who are going to coach at the highest level in the Premier League and coach England."

Great goals

Four English players scored for Tottenham in the midweek draw with Arsenal and Redknapp has praised the quality of the goals.

David Bentley opened the scoring with a sensational volley before Darren Bent struck Tottenham's second.

Jermaine Jenas pulled the score back to 4-3 late on with a fine curling shot and Aaron Lennon's instinctive finish with seconds to spare secured the point.

Redknapp said: "There were some great goals. David Bentley's was a great goal but Jermaine Jenas' goal was great as well, great finish.

"Aaron Lennon also stuck that one away great late on and Darren Bent has scored three goals in three games now so he is bang in form."

Jenas did not train on Friday due to a minor injury but Redknapp expects the midfielder to be fit to face Liverpool on Saturday.

"He has got a problem with his toe so we had to leave him out today," Redknapp explained.

"We are going to see how it is tomorrow and hopefully he'll be okay."