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Spurs' Transfer Turmoil 'a Bit Mad'

Independent

Jermain Defoe admitted yesterday that even the Tottenham Hotspur players were none the wiser as to who of them would be at the club by the end of the transfer window as chairman Daniel Levy traded some of the biggest names in the last few days before the deadline.

The England striker was a candidate to be moved on had the club completed the signing of the Internacional striker Leandro Damiao but in the end Defoe agreed a new deal, which keeps him contracted to Spurs for the next three years. However, for others, such as Tom Huddlestone and Michael Dawson, for whom there were deals agreed but never completed with Stoke City and Queen's Park Rangers, there was less certainty.

Defoe, 29, said: "It was a bit mad. You walk into the changing rooms, see the lads and didn't know if you would see them the next day. It is funny. I...

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