Defoe believes his Sunderland teammate Kaboul is still getting up to match fitness.
The national captain will not take a break from national duty, while the out-of-form Spurs man is also included.
Celtic are pushing ahead with a move to sign Dinamo Zagreb centre back Jozo Simunovic.
Former Gunner Ray Parlour has explained why he feels it's a big season for Aston Villa captain Micah Richards.
Arsenal’s Joel Campbell remains a transfer target for Palermo.
Aston Villa put out a talented under-21 side against Derby.
Dietmar Hamann has commented on Liverpool’s start to the season.
Nottingham Forest manager Dougie Freedman has commented on the style he's currently looking for at the club.
Some players keep their aspirations hidden from view but Jason Day is not one of them.
In the shadow of the Bird’s Nest stadium, about to be pressed back into one of its rare bursts of meaningful sporting action in the seven years since the 2008 Olympics, a slow burning battle that could decide the future of athletics is about to explode.
Sampdoria hero Sergio Volpi has heaped praise on West Ham-linked midfielder Pedro Obiang.
According to reports in Portugal, Chelsea are rivaling Liverpool for the signature of Belenenses forward Fabio Sturgeon.
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney's passing against Hull was his most efficient in four seasons.