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Sunday, 4 August 2013

Breaking news!! Clint Dempsey agrees toSounders FC move

Both ESPNFC and The Mirror are reporting that the United States player is coming
to MLS to wear Rave Green as the latest Seattle Sounders Designated Player.
espite ESPNFC hearing from Clint Dempsey's brother that no deal to MLS was
in the cards, the site is now reporting that they have multiple sources saying
that he will be joining Seattle Sounders FC. Despite multiple off-record denials
the money quote from ESPN is simple;
But sources confirmed to ESPNFC on Friday afternoon that an


agreement with Seattle is indeed in place.
The Mirror is also reporting the deal is in place.
At practice today the club would not confirm any move or potential move and
Sigi Schmid joked that he nearly went to SeaTac to kidnap Dempsey to convince him to
sign with Seattle.
This is clearly just a rumor, but if it goes down would be one of the top three or four
signings in MLS history with only the Beckham deal surpassing it. It would be on the
scale of Henry, Blanco and Marquez with the order being arguable.
Sounders FC opened a Designated Player spot yesterday after restructuring
Shalrie Joseph's contract.

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