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Tottenham sign American defender Yedlin

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LONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur have signed American defender DeAndre Yedlin from Seattle Sounders, the Premier League club said on Twitter on Wednesday.

Yedlin, 21, has signed a four-year contract with Spurs but will remain with the Sounders before moving to London for the start of the 2015-16 season.

"We are delighted to announce that we have reached agreement with Seattle Sounders for the transfer of DeAndre Yedlin," Spurs said.

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Yedlin has played seven times for the United States and was a member of the squad which reached the last 16 at this year's World Cup in Brazil under coach Juergen Klinsmann, a former Tottenham striker.

"I’m very excited to come to the Premier League & challenge myself against some of the best players in the world,” Yedlin said.

"I’ve talked to @J_Klinsmann a lot about this move and he supports it, which was one of the big reasons behind the decision.”

(Reporting by Ed Osmond; Editing by Frank Pingue)

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