Stoke City are eyeing Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe.

The Sentinel says the Potters will consider a late bid for Tottenham striker Defoe if they run out of foreign options to bolster their goal-shy attack before the transfer window closes.

Defoe's wages could be a stumbling block, whether he signs long-term or on loan, and there is no guarantee he would agree to leave London. But the lure of regular football could persuade him to pack his bags for at least one season ahead of World Cup year.

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