Fulham striker Clint Dempsey is on the verge on joining Tottenham after moves to Liverpool and Aston Villa fell through.
It was widely thought Dempsey would make the move to Anfield, but Spurs have made an eleventh hour bid and are now in talks with the American.
Earlier in the day, the Cottagers rejected a bid from Liverpool while Dempsey turned down the chance to move to the Midlands.
Dempsey’s impending move comes after Andre Villas Boas brought in French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.
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