Redknapp: No approach for Pompey target Gleeson

Stephen Gleeson, left, in action against Leeds last season Picture: Tony Johnson
Stephen Gleeson, left, in action against Leeds last season Picture: Tony Johnson
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Birmingham boss Harry Redknapp has stated he’s had no enquiries for reported Pompey target Stephen Gleeson.

The Republic of Ireland midfielder has been linked with a potential move to the Blues in certain sections of the media.

However, speaking to the Birmingham Mail, Redknapp said no approaches had been made for the 29-year-old.

‘I have not had anything for Glees,’ said the former Pompey manager.

‘I like him a lot, he’s a smashing boy, he’s a good footballer, I have had no enquiries for him, not that I know of anyway, no-one’s spoken to me about him.’

Gleeson moved to St Andrew’s on a free transfer from MK Dons in 2014.

He has made more than 100 appearances for the Championship side but was an unused substitute in Birmingham’s 1-0 defeat at Ipswich on the opening day of the season.

Gleeson, however, played 90 minutes in the midweek 5-1 victory against Crawley in the Carabao Cup.

Pompey have also been linked with a move for Cardiff midfielder Stuart O’Keefe