How transfers will affect U.S. players
Clint Dempsey's 11th-hour, $9.5 million transfer from Fulham to Spurs stole the headlines, but the 29-year-old wasn't the only American who changed clubs on deadline day. In a flurry of late activity, national teamers Carlos Bocanegra, Maurice Edu and Oguchi Onyewu also landed with new teams before the window slammed shut Friday evening, capping a busy summer in which Michael Bradley went from Chievo to Roma and Geoff Cameron traded MLS for the English Premier League.
How might the most recent moves affect each player and, by extension, the U.S. squad? Let's take a look.