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United States men's national team captain Clint Dempsey is reportedly close to a move to the Seattle Sounders from Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur sources tell FOX Soccer.
The 30-year-old United States international joined Spurs just 12 months ago when they paid Fulham over £6million for his signature. Dempsey last played in his homeland back in 2006 when he left New England Revolution , but he could now get the chance to do so again with Seattle.
Sounders boss Sigi Schmid denied that a deal for Dempsey was finalized during an interview on Friday.
"We're always interested in good players first off," he told Sports Radio KJR . "Right now, there's really nothing to it, there's nothing to say. But we are in a position to add a Designated Player to our team before Aug. 8th."
Schmid added: "I know Clint. I talked to him when he was here when he was playing against Panama. I always follow what he does and his career and what he did in MLS, but there's nothing there that I can say right now. We're always looking for good players. You can't really close the door on anything, but right now there's nothing that's nailed down and concrete."
Tabloid newspapers overseas reported that Dempsey was in California to negotiate with Everton , which played Wednesday in San Francisco against Juventus . FOX Soccer's Keith Costigan first reported Seattle's interest on Dempsey on Thursday via Twitter:
The club interested in bringing Dempsey back to MLS is Seattle
-- keith costigan (@KeithCostigan) August 1, 2013
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Seattle Sounders FC has signed U.S. National Team captain Clint Dempsey, the club announced today. Dempsey will occupy Seattle’s third Designated Player spot. As a Designated Player, he does not return to MLS via the allocation ranking order.
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The Seattle Sounders and Tottenham Hotspur are finalizing the transfer of U.S. national team star Clint Dempsey who is expected to be introduced as the newest Sounder as early as Saturday multiple sources told ESPNFC.com.
No other details –- including the transfer fee Sounders FC paid Spurs to acquire the 30-year-old forward/midfielder’s rights -- were provided.
Clint Dempsey is turning his back on Tottenham Hotspur, and looks set to agree a deal to return to Major League Soccer and be allocated to Seattle Sounders. The transfer deal is reported to be £6million, while Dempsey will be on wages of £100,000 a week making him one of the most expensive players in league history, according to Richard Farley of Pro Soccer Talk.
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