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Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe hails Jermain Defoe after match-winner: 'He's one of the best finishers I've ever seen'

Sunday, 17 September 2017 18:15
Defoe slides on his knees after scoring the second goal in Bournemouth's win over Brighton Defoe slides on his knees after scoring the second goal in Bournemouth's win over Brighton Reuters

Defoe has morphed from teenage talent to 34-year-old arch-poacher while Howe has moved into management in the 16 years in between - but the Bournemouth boss still finds himself stunned by the striker's eye for goal.

'He's one of the best finishers I've ever seen,' said Howe. 'When I was playing with him I couldn't believe how good he was, when we first started to introduce him into the team.

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