One positive for Defoe is that his goal drought cannot be blamed on any lifestyle excesses.
â€śI live my life right,â€ť he told the Mirror. â€śI donâ€™t drink, I donâ€™t smoke. I still sleep in an altitude tent three days before a game. I eat the right things and I prepare well before games. I still use Cryotherapy and Iâ€™m going to start doing yoga and pilates.
â€śYou have to. These are important times for the club. We want to achieve something. Weâ€™re in the last 16 of the ÂChampions League and want to go further so everything has to be right.
â€śAnd I know that if you start doubting yourself it can become difficult.
â€śBut I never doubt myself.â€ť