Redknapp joined Birmingham in April and helped them to steer clear of relegation with two wins from their ultimate 3 video games.
But this season they have picked up handiest 4 issues of their opening 8 fits and take a seat 23rd within the Championship desk.
And after nowadays’s Three-1 house defeat to Preston, Birmingham determined to sack the 70-year-old.
But Redknapp is adamant he would have delivered good fortune, pronouncing he was once hamstrung via accidents and offers that didn’t get achieved throughout the summer season window.
“I am disappointed. It’s been difficult, I have had one week with a new team and new players, one week,” he advised the Birmingham Mail.
“It’s no longer an excuse however nowadays I had 3 of the forwards lacking who I would have picked, more than likely the 3 most fun gamers in all honesty.
“It takes time to construct a soccer workforce, no longer one week. I did not get the gamers in I was once after in pre-season and all of sudden I have were given a load of gamers in.
“Numerous the goals I was once after I could not recover from the road.
“And I nonetheless felt that given time I would have given them a workforce that would have been difficult for promotion, I had unquestionably about that.”
Redknapp spent round £20million on new recruits in the summertime and broke the membership’s switch document to purchase Jota from Brentford for £6.5m.
Birmingham additionally attempted to signal John Terry however misplaced out to competitors Aston Villa regardless of providing upper wages.
“Maybe no longer this 12 months however over the following two years I would have were given promotion,” Redknapp added.
“I had to do smartly this 12 months however I would have stayed as a result of I beloved it there, completely beloved my time there.
“I am not an idiot, I am not a silly person who goes around saying things, I think I have been round long enough.”