Tottenham coach Tim Sherwood doesn't believe the club should consider selling Jermain Defoe.

Defoe this week hinted he may have to quit Spurs if he continues to play a limited role.

But Sherwood said: "It's hard enough to go and sign a player like Jermain Defoe, so you don't want to let him walk out your door readily.

"He obviously hasn't played as much as he would've liked but that's due to having a big squad."

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