Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 11/13/11
The Spurs boss is continuing his recovery after undergoing heart surgery which saw two stents inserted to unblock coronary arteries. Redknapp's surgeon has advised the veteran manager to stay away from White Hart Lane for between four and five weeks. And while the 64-year-old will heed the advice of his doctors, he is keen to be given the green light to take his seat on the bench against Villa on Monday, November 21. "In an ideal world I would like to be back for the game against Aston Villa next weekend but it would be unfair of me to say whether I will or won't at this stage," he told the Sunday Mirror. "I'll have to speak to the specialist this week, get his thoughts on it and take it from there. "Obviously it's extremely frustrating staying away and being stuck at home and, as much as I'm anxious to come back, it wouldn't be fair to disrespect the specialist who is advising me. "I'm fairly confident I will return earlier than they anticipated." Redknapp, who was forced to miss t...
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