Striker back to the Lane

Defoe delighted to seal Tottenham return

January 6, 2009
Jermain Defoe described his return to Tottenham as ''brilliant'' and was delighted with the reception he got from fans at White Hart Lane on Tuesday night.

The striker was paraded in front of supporters ahead of the 4-1 Carling Cup semi-final first leg win against Burnley following his £15million move from Portsmouth, just one year after he left Spurs for regular first-team football.

Robbie Keane and Dmitiar Berbatov were keeping Defoe out of the team when he was sold by then-manager ...

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