Tottenham boss AVB warns Defoe team comes first

Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas has warned Jermain Defoe to put team first after his strop against Wigan Athletic.

Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas has warned Jermain Defoe to put team first after his strop against Wigan Athletic.

Villas-Boas persisted with just one striker on the pitch despite playing in front of a packed White Hart Lane crowd — who booed the decision not to play two strikers.

And Villas-Boas said: "The most important thing for the players to realise is that we do things for the benefit of the team.

"We understand individual frustrations but we, as a team, are more important. The game wasn’t going well for Defoe. We took him off to improve the team."

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