He led Portsmouth FC to their first FA Cup trophy in 69 years… but it’s safe to say Harry Redknapp isn’t the most popular figure at all the sides he’s managed.
The former Southampton FC and AFC Bournemouth boss is among the stars heading into the jungle for this year’s I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!
But the news of Redknapp’s new endeavour hasn’t gone down well with everyone – least of all one of his former sides, Saints.
Harry, the father of ex-footballer turned TV pundit Jamie Redknapp, took over at the south-coast side only a few weeks after leaving arch-rival’s Pompey back in 2004.
However, he failed to save them from relegation in the 2004-05 season and subsequently left St Mary’s half-way through the following campaign – returning to south coast rivals Portsmouth.
After hearing Redknapp’s jungle news, Southampton FC tweeted this cheeky jibe yesterday (Monday):
— Southampton FC (@SouthamptonFC) November 12, 2018
He’ll be joined on the popular show by TV presenter Nick Knowles, entertainer John Barrowman and The Chase star Anne Hegerty.