VIDEO: Jermain Defoe “missed” Premier League, but enjoyed time at Toronto


After signing a three-and-a-half year deal with Sunderland on Friday, following the swap deal for Jozy Altidore with Toronto FC, Jermain Defoe spoke to the club website about making the move back to the Premier League from Major League Soccer.

Defoe, 32, spent just one season in MLS with Toronto FC and revealed that he “missed” the Premier League and called it the “best league in the world.”

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Watch Defoe’s thoughts about his move to Sunderland in the video above, as the England international striker will be available to make his Black Cats debut against his old club Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on Saturday.

It’s funny the way things work out…