posted on Jan, 4 2005 @ 01:57 PM
Jamie Redknapp has joined his father Harry at Southampton after Tottenham Hotspur allowed their club captain to leave on a free transfer.
The former England international has been a peripheral figure in Martin Jol's plans since the Dutchman took over the reins at White Hart Lane from
Though Jol recently called on the midfielder to stay in North London, he has not blocked Redknapp's exit to St Mary's.
Redknapp would have been out of contract at Spurs at the end of the season but he has now returned to the South Coast, the region where he started his
career with Bournemouth.
He becomes his father's second signing of the transfer window, following Monday's acquisition of Spurs team-mate Calum Davenport on loan.
The former Liverpool ace has inked a six-month contract with Saints after successfully passing a medical on Monday evening.