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Jamie Redknapp backs Aaron Mooy to play for an elite club

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Former Liverpool midfielder-turned-pundit Jamie Redknapp believes Aaron Mooy is capable of being a hit with a top Premier League outfit. The Australia international joined Manchester City from sister club Melbourne City in 2016, and ultimately linked up with Huddersfield Town on a permanent basis last summer.

Mooy, 27, was a relatively unknown when he first stepped on the stage, but he made a name for himself during his loan stint at the John Smith's Stadium, where he helped the club clinch top-flight promotion after more than four decades. As a result, Huddersfield had no second thoughts over a permanent deal for the Australian, and they warded off interest from their league rivals in order to secure his services in the summer.

Speaking on Sky Sports, Redknapp was picking some of the best midfielders plying their trade in the Premier League, and he gave a special mention on Mooy, he said: "Do you know who deserves a mention? Aaron Mooy at
Huddersfield. He's my type of player. A really good footballer - keeps it moving. He’s playing in a team that’s obviously struggled at times, and big games, he’s affected them. I really like him in midfield. He could play for one of the top [clubs]. Obviously he was at Manchester City."

Mooy has been hugely influential towards the Terriers' success this campaign, and he has already popped up with several match-winners including one in the surprise 2-1 win over Manchester United. Despite this, the club know that they have a relegation battle on their hands with teams in the tail-end of the table, showing vast improvement in recent weeks.

The likes of West Ham United and Crystal Palace have already leapfrogged the Terriers in the standings, and only three points now separate David Wagner's side from Bournemouth, who occupy the 18th position in the Premier League table.