QPR boss Harry Redknapp is on the verge of landing two of his former Tottenham charges.
Redknapp, 65, wants to sign David Bentley, 28, and Jermaine Jenas, 29, and both players are due at the Hoops training ground this afternoon to finalise moves.
It is not yet known whether the pair will join on loan until the end of the season or permanently.
Redknapp also retains an interest in Spurs winger Andros Townsend, 21, but it is unclear whether the North London club are willing to offload the youngster, while the 65-year-old has given up on signing Jake Livermore from Spurs.
The news that Redknapp is keen on former England internationals Bentley and Jenas was revealed first by fanatix on Wednesday morning and is now being reported by The Sun and Sky Sports News.
The move for Bentley comes as the biggest surprise, particularly after the former England winger criticised Redknapp for not playing him during his time in charge at White Hart Lane.
Redknapp loaned the ex-Blackburn Rovers star, who cost Spurs £15m in 2009, to West Ham last season, while Spurs shipped him out in Russian side FC Rostov in September after failing to find any takers in the UK.
“It was difficult for David Bentley at Tottenham, because I had Aaron Lennon and Gareth Bale. It was very difficult for him to get in the team. But I don’t know what’s happening with that one,” Redknapp told Sky Sports News.
Jenas, meanwhile, has returned from White Hart Lane after an unsuccessful loan spell at Championship outfit Nottingham Forest, the club where he started his career.
“If he’s fit, JJ’s a good player,” confirmed Redknapp.
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