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Zola backs Redknapp for Chelsea

Former Chelsea striker Gianfranco Zola has claimed Harry Redknapp would be a success if appointed Blues manager.

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Redknapp has been installed as the bookmakers' favourite to succeed Carlo Ancelotti following a surge in bets placed on the Tottenham boss in the last 24 hours.

Redknapp has since insisted he knows nothing about any interest there might be from Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich, who reportedly admires the way Spurs play under the 64-year-old.

Guus Hiddink is said to be Abramovich's number one target, while Zola himself has been linked with a coaching role in any new set-up.

And the former Blues forward believes Redknapp has the quality to manage Chelsea, telling talkSPORT: "Harry is one of those managers that has the skills to do well everywhere.

"I don't know if Harry Redknapp is type of manager Chelsea is looking for but, with his quality, nobody can doubt him.''

Zola expressed his sympathy for Ancelotti, who was sacked after Sunday's final game of the season.

"I felt Ancelotti did a good job for Chelsea and, like many fans, we are sorry for what happened to him,'' said Zola of his fellow Italian, who has revealed he wants his next job to be in the Premier League and has been linked with promoted QPR.

"I think Ancelotti really likes London and he likes the way football is played over here. That doesn't surprise me because, after Italy, if you come here, you really enjoy the culture.''

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