A month ago, Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp said he would “soon” be signing a new two-year contract. “It’s all been drawn up, I just need to sign on the dotted line.”

Contradicting himself, Redknapp then said in his Sunday column on Oct. 5: “The truth is I told (owner) Tony Fernandes three or four weeks ago that I do not want a contract. We’ll see where QPR finish the season and take it from there. I may have had enough by then and so might the people who run the club. If we get relegated, I wouldn’t expect to stay and I wouldn’t want to.”

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