Defoe pointed to Sunderlandâ€™s recent performances against other sides with top-of-the-table ambitions ahead of what promises to be a tricky test in the North East.
â€śItâ€™s another tough one,â€ť the striker told the Spurs website. â€śLook at teams like Man City, who have already lost there. They pushed Chelsea close in midweek as well.
â€śEvery game is difficult and they will be fighting to get a result. Theyâ€™ve got a good manager who we know well, of course.
â€śHe has good football knowledge, heâ€™s a strong character, he used to play for us and was a coach here too.
â€śYou always know what itâ€™s like when you come up against former players or managers.â€ť
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