Harry Redknapp would consider 'right offer' to return to management

Redknapp says he would return. Credit: PA

Former QPR manager Harry Redknapp feels he still has plenty to offer football but only at the right club, having turned down a "mind-blowing" offer to coach abroad.

The 68-year-old handed in his resignation at Loftus Road in February, citing knee problems behind the decision to leave the Barclays Premier League strugglers, although he later claimed "people with their own agendas" had a hand in his departure and described the situation at the west London club as "a bit of a soap opera".

The well-travelled former West Ham, Bournemouth, Portsmouth, Southampton and Tottenham manager, Redknapp feels "fit as a fiddle" again following knee surgery and would relish another crack at a full-time job, but only under certain circumstances.

"It is difficult to know whether you want to go back in again, but if the right offer came along for the right job then I would consider it, because I do love the game and certainly do miss it," Redknapp told Press Association Sport.

"But unless it was the right job I would not bother. It has got to be something which I really wanted to do.

"It would not be a case of the money. I had an offer earlier this week to go and work abroad where the money was incredible, a mind-blowing offer, but at the moment it did not interest me.

"I have my wife here, my grandkids and everything else, so it has got to be something I wanted to do.

"I don't have to work any more if I don't want to at my age, but I feel fit as a fiddle and if I could go into a club somewhere, maybe try to get them up from the Championship or somewhere in the Premier League, then I might be interested.

"I could even work with a younger coach to help them and they could then take over as manager in a year or two, to help build the club up; that is something which would interest me but we will have to wait and see what comes along."