Tottenham boss Redknapp: Defoe return great news

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp was delighted to have Jermain Defoe back in training yesterday.

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp was delighted to have Jermain Defoe back in training yesterday.

Defoe will return in Saturday's Premier League clash at Sunderland - just 12 days after tearing his hamstring in training.

Redknapp said: "It's great news. Jermain trained fully today and is in the squad for the weekend.

"I'm really pleased. He's a terrific little striker and a fighter. It's great to have him back so soon."