Canadians are set to unveil the striker on Monday ahead of MLS's March kick-off but old boss Redknapp hopes to sign him one last time in between Harry Redknapp is keen on a loan move for Jermain Defoe before the Tottenham striker moves to Toronto.

Queens Park Rangers boss Redknapp wants to offer the England marksman regular first-team action with his Championship promotion chasers ahead of Major League Soccer's season starting in March.

Toronto are set to confirm Defoe’s stunning capture on a four-year-deal worth a £90,000-a-week - as first revealed by the Mirror on October 30 - on Monday.

The signing is the culmination of a sustained charm offensive by the Canadians, who first made their interest in Defoe known last summer.