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Moyes insists the 34-year-old hasn#8217;t been unsettled by the interest from his old club, and backed the in-form England international to lead Sunderland#8217;s latest great escape bid in the second half of the campaign.
Defoe is said to be keen to move back to London, where he once played for West Ham
#8216;I#8217;m not worried about him being unsettled because he#8217;s very much liked here and is enjoying a purple patch in his career. Hopefully he is enjoying it and is steady with that.
Defoe has swiftly quickly earned cult hero status in the two years since he arrived on Wearside following an unhappy stint with MLS side Toronto FC.