Jermain Defoe has travelled home from Tottenham’s pre-season tour of the USA following the death of his cousin.
Hannah Defoe died while on holiday in St Lucia, it was revealed on the club’s official website.
‘Everyone at the club sends their sincere condolences to Jermain and his family and all our thoughts are with them at this sad time,’ read a statement.
The news comes as the second tragedy for Defoe in recent months following the passing of his father following a long fight with throat cancer.
Our thoughts are with Jermain and the Defoe family at this sad time.
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