Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 5/24/12

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 15: US National Soccer Team players Clint Dempsey (L) and Josie Altador arrive at the 2009 ESPY Awards held at Nokia Theatre LA Live on July 15, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. The 17th annual ESPYs will air on Sunday, July 19 at 9PM ET on ESPN. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images for ESPY)
Clint Dempsey has heard all the rumors. All the talk about the big clubs lining up bids for him, it doesn't come as much of a surprise considering the dream season Dempsey just had for Fulham . It also doesn't make it any less frustrating for Dempsey. Not because Dempsey doesn't want to be linked with big clubs, but because seeing rumors instead of actual transfer offers was something he already endured last year. "I don't get caught up in that because until somebody is putting down some money it doesn't matter," Dempsey said in an exclusive interview with FOX Soccer . "If teams are really interested, they need to put their money with their mouth is and make an offer." Dempsey won't go so far as to outright say he wants to leave Fulham, but you don't need to be a code breaker to read between the lines. He has one year left on his current deal with the Cottagers. He just had the season of his life and stated his desire to play in the UEFA Champions League . "After every year I wa...
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