Sep 1, 2012
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Clint Dempsey makes shock move to Spurs

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Amidst a hectic transfer deadline day, it was announced today that Clint Dempsey will continue to play his football in London, but for Andre Villas-Boas’ Spurs instead. It was a move left late by Tottenham, with only an hour left before the transfer window closed.

The deal is 3 years and worth a reported £6 million. Dempsey has been Fulham’s most consistent performer for several years, and I think the relatively cheap price tag will please Spurs. Scoring 35 goals in his last 2 seasons with the Cottagers emphasises the amount of talent that he has. With the loss of Dempsey and Dembele, Fulham will have a little bid of rebuilding to do after their great start to the season.

Dempsey will bring a lot to Tottenham. He scores goals, creates goals and isn’t shy to put in a good shift defensively. His versatility is a big asset to his game, and with the departure of both Luka Modric and Rafael Van der Vaat, Andre Villas-Boas will look to utilise this part of his game.

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As well as adding the experienced American to their squad, Spurs have acquired the services of Hugo Lloris, Moussa Dembele and Gylfi Sigurdsson to name a few. Villas-Boas has struggled out of the blocks this season, but has this transfer window turned Spurs into genuine title contenders?

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