Like DeAndre Yedlin, Kasey Keller is a Puget Sound native who went on to play with the U.S. national team, Sounders FC and Tottenham Hotspur. So as Yedlin’s transfer loomed, I asked Keller about USA players making the leap to Spurs.
“Tottenham’s a phenomenal club with phenomenal fans and a great opportunity to play for a club,” he said. “But with any big club, it doesn’t matter where you go, you understand that there’s a high level of competition for you to earn your spots, and I have complete confidence that Yedlin has the ability to have a long career – wherever, if it happens to be Spurs or someplace else. It’s a great opportunity.”
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