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England international signs three-year-deal to commit his future to Spurs after being linked with a move away from Andre Villas-Boas' side this summer

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Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe has committed his future to Spurs by signing a new three-year contract with the club.

The news all but confirms the England striker will be staying with Andre Villas-Boas' side after being linked with a move away this summer.

Defoe is delighted to have agreed terms on a new contract to stay at Spurs for the forseeable future and is also looking forward to joining up with the England squad ahead of their World Cup qualifying games against Moldova and Ukraine.

He said on his Twitter page: "Fantastic week signed my new contract at spurs & meeting up with England on Monday for 2 important games #goalsgoalsgoals."

The 29-year-old is currently in his second spell at Tottenham after rejoining the club from Portsmouth in 2009 and despite not being first-choice last season he still managed to bag 17 goals.

He's has already found the target this campaign scoring against Newcastle on the opening day of the season as well as notching a goal for the Three Lions in their friendly victory over Italy.

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