Originally written on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 10/21/14

NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 1: Clint Dempsey #8 of the United States applauds during a FIFA 2010 World Cup Qualifying match against Trinidad and Tobago on April 1, 2009 at LP Field in Nashville, Tennessee. The United States defeated Trinidad and Tobago 3-0. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
It isn't often that the goal-scoring heroics of a player become a cause for concern for fans of a team, but you can't blame Fulham fans in West London if they are starting to fear the worst as Clint Dempsey keeps on scoring goals. Dempsey's record-setting season, which continued on Monday with his game-tying header against Chelsea, is helping the Cottagers put together a late run for a European Cup berth. What his 16 Premier League goals (and 22 goals in all competitions) have also done, is make it more and more likely that this will be Dempsey's final season for the club that bought him from Major League Soccer more than five years ago. The rumors have already begun to circulate, linking London clubs Chelsea, Tottenham and Arsenal all with interest in the US national team star. With each goal that he scores, it becomes more and more likely one of those teams will name the right price to pry him away from Craven Cottage. Will he go? That depends entirely on whether Dempsey wants ...
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