Gareth Southgate has told Jermain Defoe he has every chance of going to the World Cup if he is scoring goals in the Premier League.
Defoe has always paid close attention to his diet, and now he is taking that one step further: attempting to force his way into the World Cup squad, the striker has turned to veganism.
• Recovery techniques working for Sunderland striker • ‘I have a better understanding of my body now’ Jermain Defoe has credited a recent switch to a vegan diet as being partly behind his continued excellence at the top level as the Sunderland striker seeks to maintain his form and remain in…
Defoe's Sunderland future has been in doubt for a number of months, his goalscoring return with England will make it a near certainty he'll leave should the Black Cats get relegated.
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe marked his first England involvement since November 2013 with a goal against Lithuania in a World Cup qualifying victory at Wembley on Sunday.
ASTON VILLA are reportedly interested in signing Southampton striker Sam Gallagher.