Dempsey joins Fulham on two-month loan deal

Updated: December 24, 2013

London, England ( – Seattle Sounders FC midfielder Clint
Dempsey is set to return to Fulham after it was announced Tuesday that the
United States international will join the Cottagers on a two-month loan deal.

The 30-year-old spent five and a half seasons at Craven Cottage before leaving
for Tottenham on deadline day in August 2012, but he will to return to his old
stomping ground as he rejoins the Premier League side for the Major League
Soccer offseason.

Dempsey, who will not be eligible to play in Fulham’s Premier League contest
against West Ham on Jan. 1, netted 60 goals in 225 appearances with the
Cottagers and was voted the club’s most outstanding player in back-to-back
seasons (2010-11 & 2011-12).