Harry: I Can't Bring Toddy Back
Harry Redknapp has told the local paper that he can`t recall Toddy from his loan spell at Wigan, but would have. He is worried with Pompey only having two fit strikers until January.
'I've now got only two fit strikers. I've got Benjani, who is playing with a sore knee, and Kanu. That's it. That's a big problem. Lualua and Andy Cole are both going to be out for a while.
'I might have to play with one behind a striker who is not a front-man, or one-up-front in a 4-5-1 system.
'Todorov is on loan at Wigan and not getting a game. I can't get him back. I would if I could, but it's a loan until January, without a recall.
'So it's a case of wrapping Kanu and Benjani in cotton wool for the next month, hoping they get through games. If we can keep going for another three or four weeks, we'll be all right.
'I haven't spoken to the owner, but I'm sure I'll be able to bring someone in January if we can find a couple of players. But if everyone is fit, I'm happy with my strikers.'