Redknapp suggested Lampard sign John Stones

Sun 14 February 2021 | 12:23

Former Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp is full of praise for Manchester City center-back John Stones and claims he recommended Frank Lampard to sign him for Chelsea.


revealed he sent a message to former



Frank Lampard

last summer and told him to make a move for

Manchester City


“I text Frank at the start of the year but they’d already made a signing at Chelsea. I said, ‘What about him, John Stones?'”

Redknapp is quoted by the Metro


“I think he’s a real talent. Someone just had to get hold of him again and get him playing and believing in himself.

“And he’s come back now and he looks the best center-half around. He’s in fantastic form.”

The Blues may now lament that they didn’t take Redknapp’s advice on signing Stones.

Chelsea signed veteran Brazilian defender

Thiago Silva

, but he’s unlikely to be a reliable option for the London Blues.

source: SportMob