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​West Ham admit defeat in pursuit of Sunderland striker Defoe

West Ham have given up on signing Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe, Sky Sports is reporting.

The Hammers had a £6m bid rejected for their former player last week and were considering a follow-up offer.

They asked Sunderland to name their price but the Wearside club have told them Defoe is not for sale in the current transfer window
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