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Spurs and Pompey agree Defoe fee

Spurs and Pompey agree Defoe fee

Pompey have had an offer accepted for Jermaine Defoe by Tottenham. Fact.

The press association have reported that a fee has been agreed, and now its up to Defoe to agree terms and agree to come to the South Coast.

The fee is thought to be in the region of £9m, this is alledgedly to be offset by the sale of Benjani to Man City, this rumour first surfaced during last nights defeat to Man United, and will not go down well with Pompey fans.

To bear a comparison for Pompey fans, remember the disgust of Newcastle fans when Andy Cole departed for Man U?
Their disgust was soon tempered by the new partnership of Les Ferdinand and Alan Shearer, who is to say that Defoe cannot be the man to bring us European football, heroes come, heroes go, new heroes will always turn up.

Writer:paultsmouth
Date:Thursday January 31 2008
Time: 6:37PM

Comments

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Evening fellas... I've been watching all day but had to work so couldn't join in ... Benjani to Citeh ! and we get Defoe ? The Thomas loan deal is off .. Is that right?, Kanute is still a rumour and no sign of Spiderman ..... Is there anything I've missed ??
Chix
31/01/2008 18:42:00
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Pretty much it Chix!
paultsmouth
31/01/2008 18:45:00
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yep being left out of the england squad whilst other pompey players got picked seems to have swayed Defoe, although according to reports from france he is apparently still waiting for a last minute "big club" to come in for him. so we even now are last minute .com for him.
russellm
31/01/2008 18:46:00
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Oh, Jamo and Jonno both made the England squad!
paultsmouth
31/01/2008 18:50:00
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6 million? I very much doubt it.
dazspurs
31/01/2008 18:51:00
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some weeks back russ and i were discussing that Nugent would probably benefit from playing up alongside an out of out striker, which is why until spurs manager oneday left "lazy" JD out i thought crouch would be the one. do you think Defoe can play as a team player will he lay the ball off?
russellm
31/01/2008 18:54:00
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yes mate they did. Sol missed out but like Beckham is not out of the reckoning for future squads
russellm
31/01/2008 18:55:00
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Sorry that was meant to be 9m!
paultsmouth
31/01/2008 18:58:00
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sky and Net say Defoe agent confirmed deal is DONE
russellm
31/01/2008 19:03:00
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sorry guys talksport say yes, sky say defoe is currently sitting with Harry and storrie for final discussions
russellm
31/01/2008 19:07:00
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