According to Sky Sports’ Lyall Thomas, Gelson Martins has emerged as a target for Tottenham this late in the window. Antonio Conte has been keen on signing a winger before the end of the summer transfer window and may have switched his attention towards the 27-year-old AS Monaco attacker after losing the race to land Daniel James.
DEFOE IN TALKS OVER COACHING ROLE
Jermain Defoe is in talks over a coaching role at former club Tottenham Hotspur according to journalist Dan Kilpatrick. Kilpatrick mainly covers England and Tottenham Hotspur as the chief football corresponding for the London Evening Standard. He tweeted via his Twitter account that Jermain Defoe was an half-time guest at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium during the 1-0 home win over Burnley, the penultimate league game of the season for the North London club. It was revealed that Jermain Defoe has been in discussions with the club over coaching in the academy.
Defoe is not the only ex-Premier League player in conversations with Tottenham Hotspur over a coaching role at their academy. Manchester City legend Yaya Toure has also been linked with a permanent coaching role in the academy at the club. The Ivorian has been coachingin the Spurs Academy since the end of last year. It is not sure if the two ex-Premier League players would be given different roles or they are fighting for one position. Continue reading “DEFOE IN TALKS OVER COACHING ROLE”
DEFOE, A SUBSTITUTE AGAINST FLEETWOOD TOWN
Veteran striker Jermaine Defoe was a substitute for Sunderland as they came from behind to beat Fleetwood Town at home in a League One clash played earlier in the week. Jermaine Defoe returned to Sunderland during the January transfer window and he has been involved with the Black Cats’ first-team since then.
Fleetwood Town took the lead against Sunderland through new signing Elliott Harrison who was signed from fellow League One team Portsmouth during the January transfer window. His goal was the difference between the two teams at the break. Continue reading “DEFOE, A SUBSTITUTE AGAINST FLEETWOOD TOWN”
DEFOE PRAISES HOWE MANAGERIAL ABILITY
Rangers player/coach Jermaine Defoe has lauded new Newcastle United manager Eddie Howe as a tactician who pays attention to details. Jermaine Defoe made this known in an interview with Sky Sports as revealed that the attention to detail in training on the part of Howe is unbelievable.
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DEFOE, AN ABSENTEE FOR RANGERSAGAIN
Rangers striker Jermaine Defoe was an absentee as the Scottish Premiership champions claimed top spot with a comeback win over St. Johnstone last weekend. Jermaine Defoe was not in the Rangers squad that secured a 2-1 victory at the expense of home team St. Johnstone.
Without Jermaine Defoe in their squad, Rangers fell behind early in the second half after a goalless first half. Michael O’Halloran scored the opener for hosts St. Johnstone before KemarRoofe pulled Rangers level just before the hour mark thus paving the way for skipper James Tavernier to win the game for the defending champions. Rangers right-back Tavernier produced an inspirational moment on 79 minutes to score the second Rangers goal and ultimately win the game for his team. Continue reading “DEFOE, AN ABSENTEE FOR RANGERSAGAIN”
DEFOE INJURED IN FRIENDLY DRAW
Rangers boss Steven Gerrard was handed a big injury worry ahead of the new Scottish Premiership season when experienced striker Jermaine Defoe pulled up with an injury during the friendly encounter between Rangers and Arsenal on Saturday. Jermaine Defoe sustained the injury in the first half of the game which ended in a 2-2 draw.
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WHY IPSWICH WON’T SIGN DEFOE REVEALED
League One outfit Ipswich Town won’t sign veteran striker Jermaine Defoe this summer after they were priced out of a move for him.
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DEFOE CRITICIZES EUROPEAN SUPER LEAGUE PLANS
The football world is currently in chaos and there’s been a lot of public opinion in the last 48 hours following the announcement that there’s going to be an introduction of a new European Super League that will be played by only a selected number of teams. Since the news broke out, there have been a lot of angry reactions from fans across the world, while players, pundits, and the other clubs who have refused to join the Super League have bashed the plans.
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DEFOE COULD LEAVE RANGERS THIS MONTH
Veteran Rangers striker Jermaine Defoe could leave the club in this January transfer window according to the latest reports emanating from the media in Scotland. The specific publication from the Daily Record could be on the move as he closes in on 40. Jermaine Defoe has a very good goalscoring record for Rangers in his two years at the club.
The ex-Tottenham Hotspur, Bournemouth and Portsmouth striker has scored 29 goals in 62 appearances for the Scottish Premiership giants. Jermaine Defoe signed for Rangers in January 2019 and he could depart after two years despite having six months left to go on his Rangers contract. The veteran England international has played just seven times for his club this season in the league but this is not all down to manager Steven Gerrard. Continue reading “DEFOE COULD LEAVE RANGERS THIS MONTH”
SON, KANE PARTNERSHIP LAUDED BY DEFOE
Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Jermain Defoe has praised the partnership between Son Heung-Min and Harry Kane in the Premier League this season. The partnership between the two players has propelled Spurs to the top of the Premier League table ahead of title favourites like Liverpool and Manchester City.
Jermain Defoe talked about Son and Kane during an exclusive interview with journalist Reece Mennie on Mennie Talks as he said that they have the best partnership in the world right now. He likened the partnership to the one enjoyed by Lionel Messi, Thierry Henry and Samuel Eto’o at Barcelona over a decade ago. Henry, Messi and Eto’o were instrumental as Barcelona won six trophies in the space of one year (2009) under managerPep Guardiola. The three players were a constant in attack for Barcelona as they won the 2008/09 Champions League title. Continue reading “SON, KANE PARTNERSHIP LAUDED BY DEFOE”