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Robbie Keane Could Be Playing In The Championship Next Season

Robbie Keane Could Be Playing In The Championship Next Season

It was looking bleak for Robbie Keane's prospects of finding a club suited to his ambitions.

The 36-year-old has been without a club since leaving LA Galaxy in November. A number of moves were rumoured but none came to fruition.

A fortnight ago, the Irish Daily Star reported that Keane's hopes of playing in Australia had taken a blow. Though they were interested following the Keane's departure from MLS, Western Sydney Wanderers had since cooled regarding the Dubliner.

There may yet be hope for Keane, and it comes in the form of one of his previous managers.

According to The Mirror, Harry Redknapp is interested in bringing Keane to Birmingham.

Redknapp took over from Gianfranco Zola at St. Andrews with three games of the Championship season remaining, helping them to avoid relegation. He has since signed a one-year deal at the club.

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Redknapp previously worked with Keane at Spurs, where he signed the former Ireland captain for his second spell at the club in 2009.

The Mirror reports that 70-year-old and Keane were spotted having 'an in-depth conversation' during Spurs' 2-1 win against Man Utd at the weekend. Keane was at White Hart Lane as a guest of Spurs for their final game at the ground.

It's also said that Redknapp wants to bring in 'proven, experienced performers' in an attempt to gain promotion. Though, they barely avoided relegation, Birmingham were flying much higher earlier in the season prior to the sacking of Gary Rowett and appointment of Zola.

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