Exclusive – Wish you were here! Defoe will be a big signing for Sunderland, admits Hull star

first_imgMichael Dawson has admitted he wanted Hull City to sign former Tottenham team-mate Jermain Defoe.The England international is set to seal a return to the Premier League with Sunderland after a brief spell in Major League Soccer with Toronto FC.And Dawson believes the Black Cats have made a huge signing as they look to avoid relegation to the Championship, although he wishes he could have teamed up with him once again.“I would have loved to have seen Jermain [Defoe] at Hull City,” he told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast.“I think any team that has Jermain in it is going to be better. He’s a goalscorer. He’s done it for years and years in the Premier League and for Sunderland, if it is nearly done, getting him is a big signing for them.”last_img read more