Harry Redknapp to take charge of Jordan in World Cup qualifier

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 has agreed a shock deal to manage as well as coach Derby.

The ex-Tottenham chief will boss the Middle East minnows in two World Cup qualifiers during the international break this month.

He will fly out immediately after attending his first Derby game in the big East Midlands clash with local rivals Nottingham Forest on Saturday and return for the clash at Cardiff on April 2.

Jordan play Bangladesh at home and then fly to Sydney for a qualifier against Australia.

Redknapp’s surprise second job came about due to his friendship with Jordanian football supremo Prince Ali, who stood for Fifa president in the recent election.

Redknapp, 69, said: “It’s going to be a tough couple of weeks, that’s for sure.

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