Shape up or I'll ship you out, warns Redknapp
HARRY Redknapp has vowed to axe any QPR player who does not pull his weight as he faced up to the "toughest" challenge of his managerial career.
Redknapp, who takes his new side to Sunderland tonight, insisted Rangers' "nice" owners had not been given the results they deserved for the money they had paid for their squad in transfer fees and wages.
Redknapp has only been in the Loftus Road hot-seat for two days, but it took him little time to assess what had led his new side to make the worst start to a season in Premier League history.
The man who rescued Tottenham and Portsmouth from relegation said at his official unveiling yesterday morning: "We've got four points from 13 games, which is an incredible, low total.
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"We've got to do better to give ourselves an opportunity to get out of this mess. I need people that are going to work.
"When they lose the ball, chase it. It's what you learnt when you were at school. That's what you did in the playground. I need 11 people with the ability to put effort in. And if they give that effort then we've got a chance of surviving.
"If they don't, they're not going to play to start with and I'll find another 11 who will run about and work hard."