Date:Saturday July 8 2006
Harry Redknapp has handed Benjani a boost before the new season begins. Harry has backed the player to bag some "more goals."
"People are quick to jump on Benjani`s back. But I`ve seen enough of him in training to know what he is capable of.
"Benji`s got a great attitude. He`s a team player. I`ve got a lot of time for the lad. Just because we spent £4.4m on him, people expect him to be a world beater, but that`s only half what Everton paid for Andy Johnson.
"It sometimes takes time for players to settle in when they come over into the Premiership. He was playing in Auxerre and the people in France were saying only good things about him. We would have been relegated without Benjani. We had hardly anyone else up front. Him and Toddy were the only forwards we had. I always thought he was a threat. Now I`d like to see him go on and score a few more goals."
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