By Andy Glockner
August 02, 2013
Despite solid play for Tottenham, Clint Dempsey may have felt he was being forced out of the side.
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Dempsey wasn't going to get that level of responsibility at Spurs, and he's already aced it elsewhere. It was time for a new challenge, maybe with a loan back to the Prem this winter to make a final statement and stay primed for Brazil. So, Dempsey didn't show us a new, softer side by taking big money to come home. He showed us exactly what's gotten him to this point.

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