Everton ready to swoop for Defoe?
Jermain Defoe looks to be on his way out of Spurs and a move to Toronto FC in the MLS looks on the cards, but Toronto FC manager Ryan Nelson says that a deal could be hi-jacked by a team in the “top four “ of the Premier League suggesting that Everton could be in the running for the England striker.
Roberto Martinez is known to be keen to add support for Romelu Lukaku and with Nikica Jelavic seemingly on his way out of Goodison Park, Arouna Kone injured for the season and Apostolos Vellios not looking to be in his plans, the toffee’s chief could move for the diminutive striker.
The article in The Express also suggests that Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea could also be involved and whether Spurs would sell to any of these is debatable.
If Defoe is sold to Toronto, QPR boss Harry Redknapp has already indicated that he would want Jermain on loan and would offer Spurs first refusal on hitman Loic Remy, which could have implications on any Nikica Jelavic move as QPR were a team that fancied the big Croatian.
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