Jermain Defoe’s departure will suit all involved

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A wise move for both club and player at Tottenham?

Date: 9th January 2014 at 6:47pm
Written by Ollie Bishop

Jermain Defoe’s long-term relationship with Tottenham and the Premier League looks soon to be over. Strong suggestions from across the Atlantic point towards the completion of his move to Toronto FC as early as Monday. The deal believed to be worth in the region of £5m would spell the end of a nine-year affiliation with Spurs that has seen him net 142 times in two separate stints at the club. Fifth on the clubs all time scoring list and Spurs’ all time leading European goalscorer, his departure will for many be greeted with a degree of sadness. Indeed Defoe, whilst rarely a regular in recent seasons, has always been a loyal servant to his club and his importance will not be quickly forgotten. Primarily an impact sub, an ever-reliable Defoe has more often than not found ways ... Read More

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