SUNDERLAND – A year to leave the realm of England, Jermain Defoe finally returned to play in the Premier League. Yes, a British bomber is now back and play with Sunderland landing Gus Poyet.
Defoe of Tottenham Hotspur who went to Toronto in early 2014 and has signed a three and a half years with the Black Cats. Transfer itself involves Jozy Altidore, with a salary that has been agreed by Toronto.
At the age of 32 years old, Sunderland could be the last port Defoe. He was impatient to play and can be directly derived Poyet in the next game, which incidentally against Tottenham (17/01/2015).
“I am happy to be here and could not wait for the challenge. Sunderland great club and have always enjoyed each arrival here and play against Sunderland, because fans and Stadium. It’s a great place to play and I can not wait to play, “said Defoe in the club’s official website on Friday (01/16/2015).
Bak tit for tat, Poyet who once coached when he coached Tottenham Defoe in 2001 to 2004 it was satisfied with his arrival. He already knows the qualities of Defoe.
“I know all the qualities and everything about her, including scoring record about him. He has something different, special. We also know each other – he was very young when we play together and I approached the end of a career, so I knew him from the playing field, “said Poyet.
“When I returned to Spurs as a coach, a great experience for me to work with him. So I can not wait to have him as my players now, and her becoming a part of the team, “he continued.