Monday, 2nd June, 2014

QPR boss Harry Redknapp believes that England will benefit from having renowned sports psychologist Dr Steve Peters on board for the World Cup, after the wonders he worked with Liverpool this season.

Peters was recruited onto the Anfield staff by Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers and helped the club's players perform at their best, with the club only narrowly missing out on the Premier League title and finishing second.

Peters will again bid to work his magic with England at the World Cup, having been brought onto the staff by manager Roy Hodgson in March.

And Redknapp believes there will certainly be a benefit.


"I think Steve Peters' presence will be important for England, he has worked with Liverpool this year", the QPR boss told ITV.

"Steven Gerrard has belief in him, he wants him on board so I think he will definitely have a positive impact."

Redknapp was in the running to take the England job in 2012 and planned to bring Rodgers in as his assistant. The FA ultimately opted for Hodgson though.

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