He’s brilliant – Jermain Defoe lauds EPL star

Former Tottenham Hotspur striker, Jermain Defoe, has lauded Premier League striker Diogo Jota for his fine performance in Liverpool’s 3-2 win over Nottingham Forest on Saturday.

A brace from Jota and a goal from Mohamed Salah ensured Liverpool defeated Nottingham Forest at Anfield.

Speaking on BBC One, Defoe shared his thoughts on Jota’s return to form for Liverpool, adding that he is brilliant.

Defoe said: “I mean, he is a player I have always admired, to be honest.

“During his time at Wolves, he scored a lot of goals. Liverpool have missed him.

“He is a brilliant player. He was fantastic today. Really sharp, really impressed.”