Redknapp names Terry as ideal Bournemouth manager

Date published: Wednesday 3rd February 2021 1:11 - Will Ford

John Terry is as an ideal candidate to become the next Bournemouth manager, according to former Cherries boss Harry Redknapp.

The south-coast club, who sit sixth in the Sky Bet Championship, are searching for a new man at the helm after sacking Jason Tindall following Tuesday night’s 2-1 loss to Sheffield Wednesday.


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Former England captain Terry is currently assistant head coach at Aston Villa and Redknapp, who was in the Dean Court dugout from 1983 to 1992, believes the 40-year-old would be the perfect replacement.

“Given the opportunity, he could be a really top-class manager. If I was a chairman looking for a manager now, John Terry would be top of my list,” Redknapp told talkSPORT.

“He’s at Aston Villa, he may not be interested, I wouldn’t know what his long-term ambitions are, but I’m sure he would want to get into management.

“If you’re going to get into management, I couldn’t think of a better club to take over than Bournemouth.

“It really is a good club, well-run club, good players. It’s all there really for somebody to come in and make a big success of it.”

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