Date: 5th December 2005 at 5:15pm
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Milan Mandaric has today told Sky Sports News that Harry Redknapp is no longer a candidate for the managers job at Fratton Park.

After Harry Redknapp walked out on the Saints last week it was widely reported he would be returning to his ‘spiritual home’. Lowe and Mandaric have yet to agree compensation for the remainder of Redknapps contract and he could now find himself on gardening leave until his contract expires in the summer.

Mandaric continued his very public rivalry with Lowe by stating ‘We are not going to screw around with Lowe he’s too busy today hunting the ducks, which is more important to him than football activities’

Pompey have now sought permission from the IFA to speak with Laurie Sanchez, as they widen their search for a new boss.