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Harry: Best to Come

Harry: Best to Come

Harry Redknapp has promised Pompey fans that Kranjcar`s best is yet to come. Although he does admit that we may not see the difference until next season.

Harry said;

'Kranjcar is a very good player. He's shown that consistently for Croatia and in training for us.

'I watched him on the telly for Croatia against Israel last week, and he was superb. And against Watford he showed flashes of what he can do, like the backheel to Lua in the second half.

'He's technically fantastic. He just needs to speed up and settle into the pace of the game here, and get used to the physical side. But there's no doubt that he's got great ability. He's going to be a top, top player when he's adjusted.

'We've just got to be patient with him, and get him fitter. He probably needs a pre-season to get really fit. I see him as a big one for the future. Once he gets used to the pace and physical side of the Premiership, you'll see the difference.'


I have faith in Harry`s judgement, let`s face it, it took a while for Davis and Mendes to get fit and now they are playing superbly.

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Date:Thursday November 23 2006
Time: 6:39PM

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Happy to wait to see the player blossom. However as we are pretty short on the left side of defence, we do need Kranjcar to do his bit there. Luxury flair players can be a liability too.
storagematt
23/11/2006 20:29:00
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Im liking what I see so far. checked him out on youtube & some of the moves this kids got are pretty damn good. Lets see how it goes......
CharlieChimes
23/11/2006 20:31:00
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same goes for fernandes as well surely?
paultsmouth
23/11/2006 21:47:00
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"He probably needs a pre-season to get really fit", that is true, he come in Portsmouth too late for catch good form. On spring we will see a new Niko...........
andy croat 27
24/11/2006 07:13:00
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storagematt i think you are right, there are enough signs that the investment will pay back.IF he works at it.
russellm
24/11/2006 20:58:00
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I'm still impressed that we even have Kranjcar and there will be his name on the back of my Pompey shirt in for him if can rhyme his skill for country with club.
Lysimachus
24/11/2006 23:18:00
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and harry knows best...??!!
ernshaw
25/11/2006 22:46:00
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Not sold on him yet. Seems to have a lack of pace at key situations (at least in the games I've seen). Hope I'm wrong though.
Toronto4Pompey
27/11/2006 20:03:00
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