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Retrospective: Jamie Redknapp's adventures in punditry

The pundit will literally [sic] be all over tomorrow’s Premier League clash between Liverpool and Manchester United, so what sort of penetrating analysis can we expect?

Image: Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport

AS SON TO wheeler-dealer management maestro Harry, cousin to Saint Frank of Lampard and one half of the media construct that is Jamie and Louise, Redknapp the Younger is less an ex-footballer than he is a modern day renaissance man.

But where the giants of the past, like Da Vinci and Benjamin Franklin, were content to waste their time doodling and fecking around with kites, Jamie– snug in his tight, tight trousers– is content to dispense a unique brand of insight for little more than the cost of Sky Sports subscription.

Retrospective: Jamie Redknapp's adventures in punditry
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  • "Roy Hodgson has never worked with top, top players."

    Source: Nick Potts/PA Archive/Press Association Images
  • "If you're going to get in behind Rio... you've got to show him what you've got and then go in hard."

    Source: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP/Press Association Images
  • "He's literally left Ben Haim for dead there."

    Source: Neil Tingle/PA Archive/Press Association Images
  • "Steven Gerrard makes runs into the box better than anyone. So does Frank Lampard."

    Source: David Davies/PA Archive/Press Association Images
  • "Peter Schmeichel will be like a father figure to Kaspar Schmeichel."

    Source: POLFOTO POLFOTO/Polfoto/Press Association Images
  • "These balls now: they literally explode of your feet."

    Source: John Walton/EMPICS Sport
  • "Alonso and Sissoko have been picked to literally sit in front of the back four."

    Source: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport
  • "I'll be honest; I know nothing about [Alexandre Pato]."

    Source: Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP/Press Association Images

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