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Tottenham players send support to grieving Defoe

Tottenham players have sent messages of support on Twitter for teammate Jermain Defoe.

The striker has left the England squad to return home from Ukraine after the sudden passing of his father Jimmy but he hasn't been too far away from the thoughts of his Spurs mates.

"Jd me and the family thinking about u bro! Stay strong #love," wrote Jermaine Jenas.

"Thoughts are with my friend Jermaine Defoe and his family R.I.P Jimmy Defoe," came from Rafael van der Vaart.

"Thoughts are with JD at this tough time for himself and his family. Stay strong bro," was posted by Tom Huddlestone.

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