English Premiership

Yedlin hoping for Spurs move

2014-10-10 14:57
DeAndre Yedlin (Supplied)
DeAndre Yedlin (Supplied)
Cape Town - Seattle Sounders defender DeAndre Yedlin has revealed he is waiting on an application for his Latvian passport to secure a move to Tottenham.

The USA international is expected to make the switch to England at the end of the season after agreeing a deal with the north London club.

However, Spurs are believed to be exploring options to bring Yedlin to White Hart Lane in January with injury concerns over Kyle Walker and Kyle Naughton.

The 21-year-old, who is of Latvian descent, has admitted the transfer could happen during the January window if his application for the passport is successful.

Yedlin told ESPN FC: "A big deciding factor is my passport - I'm working on getting a Latvian passport. If that goes through, January is definitely very possible. It's either June or January.

"I always knew I had that sort of [Latvian] background. I never really paid attention to it, but it's become useful now and I'm going to take advantage of it.

"I could have signed for Roma, but I just felt that England fits my playing style better and Tottenham was a good situation for me.

"I'm an attacking full-back. They have Kyle Walker and I'm excited to learn from him and learn from the other full-backs and coach Mauricio Pochettino, who's great with young players."

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