Reading boss McDermott cools talk over Tottenham striker Defoe

Reading boss Brian McDermott has cooled talk of a bid for Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe.

Reading boss Brian McDermott has cooled talk of a bid for Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe.

Reading have been linked with an audacious approach for Defoe, but McDermott has been quick to rubbish the rumours.

He said: "Jermain Defoe is a terrific player, he's a Tottenham player, and I don't think he'll be coming to Reading somehow."

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