Harry Redknapp set to move into swanky £2m eco-friendly solar-powered mansion

Former footie manager Harry Redknapp and his wife Sandra are moving into an eco friendly solar powered mansion.

Harry's new gaff in Poole Dorset is a world away from the tough estate he grew up in East London and is full of gizmos like energy efficient lighting and appliances.

The Former Spur boss' home also includes high-tech solar panels in its windows and a water-saving system.

I’m A Celeb winner Harry, 73, splashed out more than £2million on the pad.

Environmental charity Greenpeace praised Harry's decision to transfer to the pad.

Greenpeace chief Rosie Rogers said: "Swapping ordinary windows for solar-powered ones is definitely the best substitution Harry Redknapp has ever made.

"Football has a pretty big carbon footprint, so it’s great to see icons of the game, such as Harry, doing their bit to tackle the climate emergency and setting a good example for the sport and its fans to follow."

Other footie stars including Manchester United right back Richard Eckersley retired from the game in 2015 have also gone green.

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Richard traded his career to run the UK’s first zero waste food shop in Totnes, Devon.

Explaining his decision, he said: "I’m more passionate about the environment than football."

Another former Man U star Gary Neville told how he dreamed of living in a Teletubbies-style "earth shelter" that had with solar panels and wind turbine.

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He said: "I want to… become someone who makes a far lower environmental impact in their life."

And Ole Gunnar Solskjaer the current boss of the team built an eco-house in Cheshire in 2009 with solar panels.

Harry agreed to sell his £7m mega-mansion on Millionaire’s Row in Sandbanksso so he could move into his new green friendly pad.

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