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Tottenham's Defoe frustrated with talk surrounding Man Utd striker Owen

Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe admits he's frustrated over comparisons with Manchester United's Michael Owen when it comes to England selection.

"It does, yes, a little bit," he said.

"It's like if my name gets mentioned Michael Owen's has got to get mentioned as well. That is sometimes frustrating.

"Michael Owen is a great player but it is not that if I'm in the squad he's not, or that if he is in the squad, I'm not.

"It would be nice to get away from it."

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