Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 8/2/13

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)
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 sa...
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