Ex-Liverpool and Tottenham midfielder Jamie Redknapp has revealed an odd relationship with Emmanuel Eboue, whereby the former Arsenal man sends him daily text messages trying to promote religion and Christianity to him.

Redknapp explained his contact with Eboue during Sky One's panel show 'A League of Their Own', prompting host James Corden to ask: "How have you got all these peoples' phone numbers? How often are you talking to Emmanuel Eboue?"

Redknapp said, "Can I honestly tell you a story?

"His little boy is the same age as mine and I met him at football. He wants me to become Christian and keeps sending me these messages about turning to God - I don't even know him.

"Every day I get a 'Thought for the Day'."

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Asked for an example, he read out: "The quote of the day, 'The day you think you've failed, you've failed your life'."

Redknapp doesn't stop there; he also reveals this little gem on the show: 

"'With God, it is never too late to make a new start'."

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With the listening audience in hysterics, Redknapp added: "Why is he picking on me? Our kids are seven, they play football together, let's not get too deep, mate."

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