Portsmouth striker Defoe receives phone threats

Jermain Defoe has received threats from disgruntled Portsmouth fans angered by the prospect of him leaving the club.

Jermain Defoe has received threats from disgruntled Portsmouth fans angered by the prospect of him leaving the club.

"I have absolutely no idea how they got hold of my number but some of the calls have made me sick to my stomach," he told the Sunday Mirror.

"I have reported it to officials at the club, but cannot accept that it is coming from people with a balanced state of mind.

"It has infuriated and upset my family and left me wondering what on earth possesses people to do things like that."

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