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Jan 3, 2013

Redknapp laughs off Sneijder link

QPR manager Harry Redknapp claims he has been offered the chance to sign out-of-favour Inter Milan man Wesley Sneijder, but insists a deal that would bring the midfielder to Loftus Road is highly unlikely.

Sneijder has made played for Inter since September
Wesley Sneijder won't be seen at Loftus Road anytime soon

Redknapp has told The Sun that he has been handed a unlikely opportunity to snap up the 2010 Champions League winners as he looks to plot a route out of Inter in the January transfer window. But the former Tottenham boss dismissed the notion out of hand.

"I was asked by one agent if I wanted to sign Sneijder," said Redknapp. "Of course I do. However, he's on about £200,000-a-week and now he wants to join QPR? I won’t name the agent, but let’s just say I think a deal is unlikely."

If a relegation scrap with QPR is the most improbable end to Sneijder's misery at Inter, a move to the Premier League deos seem the most likely outcome, with Manchester United and Tottenham both reportedly considering moves for the 28-year-old playmaker.

Sneijder's hefty wage demands may be a stumbling block in any potential deal, with the Dutchman believed to have missed out on a chance to join United last summer as his personal demands scuppered the proposed transfer.

 

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