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October 3, 2015    Jermain Defoe News

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Defoe (hamstring) is available off the bench Saturday against West Ham.

Defoe has missed a few games due to the ailment, and Fabio Borini will get one more start before Defoe likely regains full fitness over the international break.

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Jermain Defoe: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

September 26, 2015

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Defoe (hamstring) is available off the bench Saturday against Manchester United.

Defore injury isn't considered overly serious, but he'll continue to sit, with Fabio Borini getting the start up front.

September 25, 2015

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Defoe "has some problems with his hamstring but I think he will be available" in Saturday's trip to Old Trafford to take on Manchester United, according to manager Dick Advocaat.

The 32-year-old English striker is having a renaissance year for Sunderland. After returning to form in the last campaign with Toronto FC in the MLS, Defoe has five goals in seven matches across all competitions, aided by a hat trick in the Capital One Cup against Exeter City. If Defoe can't go, Fabio Borini would retain his spot in the starting XI from the Black Cats' midweek cup tie against Manchester City.

August 23, 2015

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Defoe grabbed the equaliser in Saturday's 1-1 draw against Swansea City.

Defoe latched on to Jeremain Lens' 62nd minute pass to slam the ball past Lukasz Fabianski. Defoe is playing in an unfamiliar wide role, however, regularly cuts in and should be good for as many as 10 goals this season.

August 8, 2015

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Defoe scored his first goal of the season on three shots (two on target) in Saturday's 4-2 defeat to Leicester City.

After coming over from Toronto FC in the MLS in January last season, Defoe scored four times in 17 Premier League starts for Sunderland. This season, staring down a 3-0 deficit heading into halftime, Defoe broke duck for Sunderland with a 60th minute strike from just off the penalty spot. Sunderland will look to bounce back next weekend against newly-promoted Norwich City.

May 24, 2015

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Defoe got off six shots, with four on goal in a 3-1 loss to Chelsea on Sunday.

Defoe was picked up in the January transfer window to get some goals for Sunderland and he did just that as he helped keep them out of the relegation zone. In his 17 games played, he scored four goals and may force Sunderland to re-new his contract as they desperately need offense going forward.

May 9, 2015

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Defoe snatched a goal on two shots in the 2-0 win over Everton Saturday.

Defoe has grabbed four goals since coming to Sunderland in the last transfer window and he's given the Black Cats exactly what they have asked for. Defoe has another good matchup in their next match when they host Leicester a week from today.

April 5, 2015

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Defoe grabbed the winning goal in the 1-0 win over Newcastle Sunday.

This goal was as big as any this season as it not only grabbed a win against Sunderland's biggest rivals, but furthered the distance from the drop zone. It was Defoe's only shot in the match, but he made it count grabbing his third goal for the Black Cats. Defoe has a good matchup next Saturday when Sunderland host Crystal Palace.