Tottenham boosted as Defoe returns

Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe is available for selection for the Premier League trip to Sunderland after a swift recovery from a hamstring injury.

Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe is available for selection for the Premier League trip to Sunderland after a swift recovery from a hamstring injury.

The 27-year-old suffered the problem in training just over a fortnight ago and has been sleeping in an altitude chamber to speed up his comeback.

Spurs boss Harry Redknapp said: "He's fit and available but I don't have to take a chance because I also have Peter Crouch, Eidur Gudjohnsen and Roman Pavlyuchenko."

 
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