Clint Dempsey Will Join MLS’ Seattle Sounders

American soccer star Clint Dempsey is reportedly set to make a return to the United States this summer as his current club, Tottenham Hotspur, is finalizing a deal with Major League Soccer's Seattle Sounders, according to ESPNFC's Doug McIntyre.

UPDATE: Saturday, August 3, at 12:20 p.m. ET by Sam Westmoreland

From Grant Wahl of Sports Illustrated: 

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UPDATE: Friday, August 2, at 8:50 p.m. ET by Ian Hanford

From Pro Soccer Talk's Richard Farley:

Multiple sources within Major League Soccer have informed NBC Sports’ ProSoccerTalk that Tottenham Hotspur will receive a $9 million transfer fee for the U.S. captain’s services – roughly 95 percent of the £6 million Spurs reportedly paid for Dempsey last summer.  To complete the unexpected move, Seattle have guaranteed the 30-year-old attacker $32 million over the next four seasons, making him one of the most...

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