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Portsmouth's Defoe: I can play with Rooney

Portsmouth striker Jermain Defoe says he can be the ideal England strike-partner for Manchester United's Wayne Rooney.

He said: "Some say little and large is better up front but I don't agree. Look at some of the best football teams in the world - Manchester United play with Rooney and (Carlos) Tevez.

"I've played with Rooney before and it could work."

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