Harry Redknapp: Assou-Ekotto wants to be a ‘Pornstar’

Birmingham City boss Harry Redknapp has played down chances of signing Benoit Assou-Ekotto because “he wants to be a pornstar”. 

Redknapp has been linked with several of his former players since agreeing to stay on at St Andrew’s last Friday. He even had a call from an agent offering him Assou-Ekotto, who played under him when the pair were at Tottenham Hotspur and Queens Park Rangers. 
Ekotto want to be a 'Pornstar'

Redknapp quipped that he would be open to the idea of signing the 33-year-old Cameroon left back if it wasn’t for his desire for a career change. The Blues boss speaking to the Spurs Show podcast said “He was mad, Benoit, but do you know what? 

I think I’m mad as well,” Redknapp joked on the Spurs Show Podcast . “I got a phone call – it’s the gospel truth. I agreed I might go to Birmingham and suddenly I get a phone call from this guy. 

“‘Oh Mr Redknapp, I’ve got a fantastic player for you’. Oh yes? ‘One of your old players’. Yes? ‘Benoit’. No! But seriously you know what? I’m thinking: ‘Yeah!’ Somewhere inside I’m thinking I can get him going again. 

“The only trouble is that he’s admitted he wants to be a pornstar. Maybe I can get another year out of him before he decides to do that. “What a good player. He could well end up in the Birmingham colours next year, Benoit.” - Online Sources

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