Posted September 03, 2012 on AP on Fox

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 is ''relieved'' the process that led to him joining Tottenham after more than five years with Fulham is over. But for the next few days, his focus is mainly on just one squad - his national team, which plays a World Cup qualifier in Jamaica on Friday. Dempsey spoke about his surprise move to Tottenham on Monday, when the U.S. men's team began training in Miami for the home-and-home series with the Reggae Boyz. Dempsey says he's ''disappointed'' about how the move to Tottenham was portrayed, but he's eager to get on with this next stage of his career. He's also ready to return to the field after not playing any competitive matches since June. U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann says if Dempsey is physically ready, he'll play Friday.
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