Moyes - I've had no contact with Spurs

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Everton manager David Moyes (pictured) says he feels sorry for Harry Redknapp

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Everton manager David Moyes (pictured) says he feels sorry for Harry Redknapp

Everton manager David Moyes has revealed he has had no contact from Tottenham following the departure of Harry Redknapp and declared himself happy at Goodison Park.

The Scot has been linked with the vacant manager's job at White Hart Lane, along with Wigan boss Roberto Martinez and former Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas, following confirmation in the early hours of Thursday morning that Redknapp had been sacked.

Moyes told BBC Radio 5 Live: "All I can say is that I have had no contact and if I had had any I would have told my chairman (Bill Kenwright). I hope to meet all my ambitions at Everton but you never know in this game."

"I came back from holiday and found out about Harry and I feel sad for him because I feel he has done a good job," he added.

Moyes has battled against a restricting budget at Everton but last season took the club to sixth in the Barclays Premier League, one place above bitter vials Liverpool.

Redknapp left Tottenham despite taking the club to fourth spot. The 65-year-old took charge of Spurs in October 2008, transforming their fortunes from a side struggling in the Premier League when he joined them to title contenders at one stage last season.

He led his side into the Champions League in 2010-11 but last season's fourth place was not good enough for a repeat visit after Chelsea took the spot courtesy of their penalty shoot-out win over Bayern Munich in this year's final.

Moyes was pressed again on the Tottenham job while appearing as a pundit during the BBC's Euro 2012 television coverage.

"I'm ambitious and I want to try to win things and ideally I want to do that with Everton," he said. "We brought in two or three players in January and you could see the difference it made to the club, to the players, to myself, so we want to try and do that again.

"I told my chairman four weeks ago (that money was needed to compete) so for me my concentration is on getting Everton ready for the start of the season, and hopefully getting off to a better one than we've had in recent years."

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