Jermain Defoe feels that he is feeling back to his sharpest after a hard pre-season.
The Tottenham Hotspur striker will be looking to put a disappointing last season behind him and get back on the scoresheet on a regular basis for Spurs this campaign.
“It was the first season where I’ve had injuries and it’s been so up and down,” He told the club’s official site.
“It was really stop-start and I couldn’t get going, couldn’t get into the rhythm that I normally get into. That’s why I’m looking forward to this season and to get off to a good start.”
“I always feel sharp in pre-season because the work we do is hard anyway,” he added. “I always put the effort in.
“Even before the start of the season I was away in the South of France for 10 days, working hard before we came back.
“In the game at the weekend against Bilbao I felt really sharp and to be honest, that’s the sharpest I’ve felt for a long time.
“I remember the season before last when we went to China and played West Ham and Hull, I felt sharp in that pre-season but last season I didn’t really get much of a pre-season because of the World Cup.
“It was important for me to get a good pre-season this time around, to get five or six weeks to prepare, I’ve done that and now I’m ready.”
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