What seemed like false speculation has apparently shifted to reality as Clint Dempsey is reportedly set to join Tottenham in the dying moments of the Aug. 31 transfer deadline.
Dempsey has been seen at Tottenham's training grounds, and a deal has apparently been struck, according to Sky Sports. There are no confirmed reports of the fee that Fulham will receive, but it is expected to be £6 million. Dempsey has reportedly been signed to a three-year deal.
Spurs are set to sign midfielder Clint Dempsey, but no official deal has been made.
The 29-year-old attacking midfielder has basically been on strike at Fulham, and he firmly stated that he is interested in playing in European club tournaments. By joining Spurs, Dempsey will get to compete in Europa League, and could also play in the 2013-2014 Champions League should Tottenham finish in the top four of the Premier League.
With the move to White Hart Lane, Dempsey gets to stay in London and will reunite with former U.S. National Team goalkeeper Brad Friedel.
Dempsey had previously been heavily linked to Liverpool, but the Reds apparently were haggling over a price for the American star.
Tottenham have had a busy day. Spurs were linked to attacking midfielder Joao Moutinho, and some reports had the Portuguese star set to move to London for a £22 million fee. Sky Sports reported that a deal is in place.
Spurs have also added France National Team goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, and moved Rafael van der Vaart to Hamburg.
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