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Loyal WAG Claudine keeps a close eye on Robbie's next move

IRELAND'S number one WAG Claudine Keane insists she is 100pc behind her soccer-star hubby Robbie, no matter where his widely anticipated January transfer takes him.

Claudine, who wed her other half at a star-studded ceremony in Ballybrack, followed by a reception at the Ritz Carlton, two and a half years ago, explained how Robbie's career on the pitch takes priority above all else and says she will support him all the way.

To date West Ham, Blackburn, Birmingham, Aston Villa and Wolves have all been linked with a move for the 30-year-old striker, who has struggled to get first team action at Spurs this season, with Roman Pavyluchenko, Jermain Defoe and Peter Crouch ahead of him in the pecking order at the club.

Claudine (27) meanwhile has been busy building her modelling career in London, where the couple and their 18-month-old toddler Robert are based.

However the Ultimo model insists that as long as she's within travelling distance of her hometown of Dublin, she doesn't mind what happens.

"You never know with these things, because even with Celtic we knew a few hours before Rob left," Claudine said about a move.

"It genuinely is a last-minute thing. It's hard to answer, because it just happens on a whim.

"I'm very close to my family and I like to get home as much as possible. I like Robert to be involved with both of our families and see his cousins and grandparents as much as possible.

"It's not a case of spending one week at home and then two in the UK or anything like that. It's just as and when it happens. As long as he knows his roots I'll be happy," she added.

The mum-of-one went on to explain how she is dedicated to her husband and his career, even planning the family's Christmas around his training schedule.


"Much of my life is dedicated to soccer. We don't open our presents on Christmas morning like other people do, the schedule is different.

"It's all based around football, with it being their busiest time of the season.

"I'm so proud of Rob. It's such an achievement for him, it's his dream he's fulfilling -- just to see him out there with all the lads and people respect him so much.

"He gets an amazing reception everywhere he goes. He's done us so proud. At the end of the day he's done so well for Ireland. He's a great Dad and great husband, so fair play to him," she added.