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This summer, after scoring 23 goals in all competitions for Fulham in the 2011-12 campaign, winning Fulham’s Player of the Year award for the second consecutive year and finishing 4th in voting for Footballer of the Year, Clint Dempsey publicly expressed his desire to move on from Craven Cottage.
It was a hectic transfer window, however, for Dempsey. After tapping him up, Liverpool now infamously didn’t close the deal, leaving Dempsey frozen out at Fulham with no new club.
Then, on transfer deadline day, Liverpool low-balled their final bid and Dempsey was left scrambling for a new club at the last minute.
However, in the end, things couldn’t have worked out much better as Dempsey signed a last-minute deal with Tottenham.
Tottenham’s aspiration for Champion’s League football matches Dempsey’s own desire for the same. Dempsey has also found himself a regular starter for Spurs and they currently sit in fourth place in the league.