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​Sunderland forward Defoe agrees Bournemouth switch

Jermain Defoe is on his way south.

According to Sky Sports, the Sunderland forward has agreed a three-year, £65,000-per-week deal with AFC Bournemouth.

Due to a clause in his contract, Defoe is allowed to leave the Wearside club for free because they were relegated to the Championship.

The 34-year old will be hoping to replicate his incredible six-month loan spell with the Cherries way back at the start of the millenium.

The Englishmen exploded during his short time at Deans Court – netting 18 league goals, including an unbelievable goal-scoring streak of 10 straight matches.

Defoe will be joining a forward group that managed a reasonable 55 goals in the Premier League this season.

Andrew Maclean
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