The Daily Record has suggested that Jermain Defoe could leave Glasgow Rangers this January.
Defoe may depart
Since signing for the Ibrox outfit in January 2019, Defoe has managed 29 goals in 62 games (Transfermarkt) – far from a disappointing record for a player fast approaching his forties.
However, he has appeared just seven times in the Premiership so far this campaign, and it has therefore been suggested that the former England international may move elsewhere for a final swansong.
Of course, Defoe would rather play more, but his absence from the starting line-up this season is not only down to Steven Gerrard. The 38-year-old has struggled with injuries, with a hamstring issue seeing him miss several games at the start of the campaign.
Will Defoe leave this January?
Yes, there is plenty of competition for places up front for the Gers – Gerrard can choose from Alfredo Morelos, Kemar Roofe and Cedric Itten to lead the line. However, the 54-time Scottish champions are well on track to add a 55th title to their trophy cabinet as they lead the Scottish first tier by a huge 21 points with 14 games to play (BBC). Finishing the season on the top of the podium would surely be the best way for Defoe to say goodbye to the beautiful game.
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