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Hull boss Bruce admits interest for Toronto FC striker Defoe

Hull City are eyeing Toronto FC striker Jermain Defoe.

The Hull Daily Mail says Defoe is on Hull's radar in the January transfer window - but manager Steve Bruce fears being priced out of a deal for the former England striker.

Defoe is actively seeking a move back to the Premier League from MLS side Toronto FC and City have declared an interest in the 32-year-old along with drop rivals QPR.

City do have a loan space available with Hatem Ben Arfa's time at the KC Stadium now up, but Toronto would prefer to engineer a permanent move.

Bruce said: "If you ask any club in the bottom half of the division whether they'd like Jermain Defoe, I would think we'd all say yes.

"Whether or not we can do it financially is another problem but if he becomes available, which I believe he is, then we'd love to try and do something."

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